So many people have dry skin problems. Regardless of the weather season, in hot summer or cold winter, this problem is constant. Trying to solve the problem, many use lotions and other cosmetic products that don’t give satisfying results. These products are also full of chemicals and are very expensive too. Therefore, they are not the best way for treating skin issues.
There are natural remedies like essential oils. They keep the skin hydrated extremely effectively and also have soothing and healing qualities.
We give you a recipe that requires two essential photosensitive oils. Photosensitive means that can react to the sun.
Use this body butter as a moisturizer at night only. In the morning rinse with water well.
Recipe for citrus nighttime body butter
Ingredients you will need:
- 1 cup of coconut oil (organic)
- 5 drops of essential oil (from orange)
- 5 drops of essential oil (from lemon)
- Zest of half an orange (organic)
- Zest of half a lemon (organic)
- Zest of half a lime (organic)
How to prepare:
Slightly warm the coconut oil for around 20 seconds till it becomes soft. Then, mix it in a bowl and stir until all the lumps disappear. Then, add all of the fruit zest. Mix them well and let the mixture cool for a while. Then mix it along with the essential oils. Let this mixture harden in the fridge and when it becomes hard enough take it out. How to know when it is hard enough? When you will be able to make notches with your finger on it. Next, put it in a blender and blend it until it is fluffy. When it is ready, put it in a glass jar in a place that is away from the sunlight and not too hot so that it cannot melt.
That’s all! Your balm is ready and it will give your skin the perfect care that it desperately needs!
If you want to test, here is one more variation of this body butter but here you can watch the instructions on the video.