Homemade healing skin cream to help with irritations and inflammation.
Skin conditions such as Eczema and Psoriasis cause breakouts that are unsightly and at times can be quite painful.
Although there is no cure for these conditions, there are natural alternatives that can be used to help soothe and keep the skin clean.
We want to share with you a simple remedy to help relieve some of your pain and itchiness using natural ingredients.
Healing Cream Ingredients:
3 tbsp. Shea Butter
2 tbsp. Cocoa Butter
2 tbsp. Sweet Almond Oil
1 1/2 tbsp. Castor Oil
1/4 tsp. Vitamin E Oil
5 drops Lavender Essential Oil
Heat up the double-boiler and melt Shea & cocoa butter, sweet almond oil and castor oil on a medium heat until oils have liquified.
Transfer to a bowl and place in the freezer for about 5 minutes to let the mixture cool
Remove mixture and whisk using a hand beater or fork and add vitamin e, lavender essential oil.
Lavender essential oil is great for soothing irritated skin and is very gentle and rejuvenating.
Spoon mixture into a container with a lid. Mason jars work best!
Use whenever you have a breakout or to moisturize dry, itchy skin.
Store for up to a month before making a new batch.
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