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Homemade Lotions

By on November 25, 2010

If buying expensive creams is burning a hole in your pocket then it is high time you tried out these simple homemade lotion recipes.

If you want a healthy alternative to the chemical laden lotions which are normally sold in the shops, then switch to these all natural lotions. Regular application of these homemade lotions will ensure that you have smooth and glowing skin. Try out these simple homemade lotion recipes and reap the benefits of a well hydrated, soft and supple skin.

Aloe Vera Gel and Sunflower Oil Lotion Recipe:

In a glass bowl, whip together one pint of pure aloe vera gel and ounce of zinc oxide paste, two tablespoons of sunflower oil and the contents of one vitamin E capsule. Mix the ingredients well and store in an airtight glass jar. Use as and when required.

Orange Oil Lotion Recipe:

In a clean glass bowl, mix together four tablespoons of glycerin, forty drops of pure orange oil and four tablespoons of freshly squeezed lemon juice. Apply this lotion on the face and hands and experience the difference.

Citrus Body Lotion Recipe:

In a clean and dry glass bowl, mix together, a quarter cup of avocado oil, a quarter cup of almond oil, a quarter cup of soy oil, a quarter cup of melted coconut oil, and a half ounce each of lemon essential oil, orange essential oil and verbena oil. Mix well and refrigerate the ingredients. Apply this lotion before bathing.

Peach and Almond Lotion Recipe:

Using a hand blender mix together two parts of melted beeswax to one part of coconut oil, one part of almond oil, a few drops of peach essential oil,  one drop of yellow food coloring and one drop of red food coloring. Blend the ingredients till they become smooth and fluffy. Transfer to clean glass containers and refrigerate.

Golden Body Lotion Recipe:

In a microwavable glass bowl heat together three grams of liquid glycerin, three grams of stearic acid, three grams of emulsifying wax, fifteen grams of golden jojoba oil and seventy five grams of distilled water. Once the ingredients have melted add half a gram of Germaben II and sunflower fragrance oil. Store the mixture in an airtight glass jar.

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