Various essential oils are beneficial in treating different skin issues. The same thing refers to legs skin. We provide you the recipe of a moisturizer for legs with lots of advantages, besides moisturizing: tightens the skin, heals scratches and razor burn, and diminishes the possibility of appearance of scars, stretch marks and cellulite. Nowadays, you can find on the shelves of markets and drug stores all kinds of creams and other cosmetic solutions that claim that can completely remove cellulite and other skin issues.
Another advantage of creams made of natural ingredients is that you can mix them and add any of them you like, the result will be however great. The same thing is with the upper described cream: you do not have to use all of the enumerated ingredients, you can take just the ones you have, or you like.
Use a jar of any size you want for filling it with the prepared cream. So, for the pretty legs moisturizer you will need:
- 3 parts coconut oil
- 1 part Shea butter
- 1 teaspoon witch hazel
- a half of teaspoon of vitamin E oil
- 7-10 drops juniper berry essential oil
- 7-10 drops rosemary essential oil
- 7-10 drops frankincense essential oil
- 7-10 drops lavender essential oil
- 7-10 drops grapefruit essential oil
- 7-10 drops cedarwood essential oil
- 5 drops carrot seed essential oil
Put all the compounds into a mixer. Coconut oil must be at room temperature, not too hard or too melted. Mix everything for several minutes, until it takes the creamy texture. All the ingredients have their proper benefits. Take a look at them and, if you are determined to eliminate some essential oils from your recipe, decide which of them you can give up.
Coconut oil is a super moisturizer. It is often an amazing base for homemade creams. Also, it heals many skin disorders.
Shea butter is rich in A, E and F vitamins. It decreases inflammation and helps in collagen production. While aging, our body generates less and less collagen, thus provoking the appearance of cellulite and wrinkles. That is why the prevention of aging with the help of collagen has to be taken into account.
Witch hazel is useful in skin tightening. It is worthy of being a part of your cream because it is efficient in bruises, razor burn, as well as varicose veins.
Vitamin E oil is effective in healing and reduces the risk of appearance of scars and stretch marks. It is also considered a good solution of anti-aging prevention.
Juniper berry essential oil stimulates blood circulation in legs and is often recommended for cellulite. If using it regularly, it maintains your skin tight and young.
Rosemary essential oil is also a good natural ingredient for toning. It makes the skin flexible and provides a pleasant glow to it. Also, it is good for wrinkles prevention.
Frankincense essential oil produces miracles! It is known to kill abnormal cells and stimulate the growth of healthy cells. Also, it keeps your skin tight and helps in treatment of scars, bruises and stretch marks.
Lavender essential oil has an extraordinary smell! Besides this, it is great in healing various kinds of bruises, cuts, rashes, scars.
Grapefruit essential oil is recommended for cellulite, as it is famous for its high level of bromelain, an anti-inflammatory enzyme which is efficient in fighting against fat.
Cedarwood essential oil is good for toning and tightening the skin and maintains it young.
Carrot seed essential oil has a strong anti-aging effect, thus preventing the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks. Also, it is used for treating different types of scratches, these not to leave scars.
Try this cream for legs, I guarantee you that you will like it! Besides, everything what is natural cannot hurt, so feel free to try something new.