Natural and Homemade Anti-Wrinkle Creams
Natural and homemade care creams for facial wrinkles have a long tradition in nurturing beauty. It is said that Cleopatra daily used aloe on her face. Empress Josephine had added milk to the aloe gel to make lotion for the face.
Natural recipes for homemade anti-wrinkle creams:
- Cleopatra’s cream
– 40 grams of distilled water
– 5 grams powder of aloe (or 15 grams of aloe juice)
– 20 grams of rose water
– 1 teaspoon of honey
– 1 tablespoon of lanolin (or other oily base)
Distilled water mix carefully with dust from aloe (or aloe juice), add rose water and one spoon of honey. Preheat on steam and slowly add the tablespoon of lanolin or other oily basis (it can be also your favorite cream).
- Anti-Wrinkle Cream
– 100 grams of lanolin
– 50 grams of wax
– 50 grams of white petrolatum
– 50 ml of marigold oil
– 50 ml of rose water
This cream is prepared by steaming, all the fatty ingredients are melted. By stirring it is cooling, and when it starts to thicken add drip rose water. This antirid is extremely pleasant for sensitive skin.
- Oily night cream for dry skin and neck
– 2 tablespoons of cocoa butter
– 1 tablespoon of lanolin
– 2 tablespoons of olive oil
– Half a tablespoon of vitamin E oil
In a small bowl mix cocoa butter, lanolin, olive oil and vitamin E oil and heat on a low temperature with constant stirring. When the ingredients melt, stir well and leave to cool, then place the cream in a jar with a good lid. You can store and keep this cream more than 4 months in a cool and dry place. The best time to use this wet cream is immediately after bathing or showering. Use it each evening on the skin of the neck. Cocoa butter may be too strong for the day, but for the night is remarkable.
Note that if your skin is very oily or with blemishes, this recipe may be too rich for your skin.