Moisturizing is important for all types of skin. Moisturizing creams keep the skin soft and supple. Especially the drier skin needs a lavish use of moisturizers either in cream or liquid forms. Apply it after cleansing and toning. A thin film of moisturizer is helpful under a face pack for a very dry skin, which gives moisture to the skin cells. Creams and lotions containing vitamins and concentrated oils, help to give the skin a more youthful appearance. Here are a few easy to make useful and simple herbal moisturizing creams.

Almond cream:

The following ingredients are required:.

• 2 teaspoon beeswax
• 1 teaspoon emulsifying wax
• 5 teaspoon almond oil
• 1 tablespoon potassium nitrate
• 2-3 drops of lavender oil
Put beeswax and emulsifying wax into a bowl and melt over the water bath. When melted, add the almond oil. In a separate bowl, heat the water over the same water bath so that the two bowls are at the same temperature. Now slowly add water to the melted waxes and oils, stirring all the time. Remove from the heat and continue stirring. When cool add a few drops of lavender oil.

Avocado Cream:

The following ingredients are required:.

• 3 teaspoon beeswax
• 3 teaspoon emulsifying wax
• half cup almond oil
• 3 tablespoon rose water
• one-fourth cup avocado oil.
Put beeswax and emulsifying wax into a bowl and melt over the water bath. When melted, add the almond oil and avocado oil.In a separate bowl, heat the rosewater over the same water bath so that the two bowls are at the same temperature. Now slowly add rosewater to the melted waxes and oils, stirring all the time. Remove from the heat and continue stirring. When cool add a few drops of perfume.

Sunflower Cream:

This cream makes the skin moist and soft. The following ingredients are required:.

• 2 teaspoon beeswax
• 2 teaspoon emulsifying wax
• 5 tablespoon sunflower oil
• 6 tablespoon water
• 4 teaspoon lanolin
• 2 teaspoon glycerine
• half teaspoon borax

Put beeswax, lanolin and emulsifying wax into a bowl and melt over the water bath. When melted, add the sunflower oil.In a separate bowl, heat the water, glycerine and borax and make sure that the borax completely dissolves in water. While the melted oils and waxes are still on heat, slowly add water to it drop by drop and continue beating with a wooden spoon till you get a whitish rich cream.

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