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Homemade Night Creams To Maintain Healthy Skin

There are numerous skin care brands out there with products claiming to be able to make your skin softer, younger and blemish free, but how many of them really work? What is more, with the price tags attached too many of them. Many of us often wonder if it is even worth it. The truth is that our skin does need a bit of help when it comes to staying clear and youthful looking. Something that becomes increasingly difficult with age. Luckily, most of the ingredients used in even the most expensive skin care products are really things you can find in your very own kitchen. So rather than burning a hole in your pocket, just step into your kitchen and whip up your own batch of DIY night creams.

Homemade Night Creams for Skin Care

No matter what type of skin you have, we have a recipe for you:

Almond Oil Night Cream

This is a great homemade night cream for dry skinwith Vitamin E in almond oil, cocoa butter and honey.

Ingredients: 

  • Almond oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Cocoa butter -2 tablespoons
  • Honey –1 tablespoon
  • Rosewater – 2 teaspoons

How To Prepare:

  • Melt the cocoa butter with the almond oil.
  • Remove the mix from heat and then add the honey and rosewater to it.
  • Mix well and leave to cool.
  • Store it in the fridge and use at bedtime.

Avocado and Yoghurt Night Cream

 Rich in vitamins and minerals, avocado is an amazing ingredient to use for skin care. This recipe is a great homemade night cream for anti-ageing.

Ingredients:

  • Avocado – 1
  • Yoghurt – 1/2 cup

How To Prepare:

  • Mash the avocado well in a bowl until it reaches a paste-like consistency.
  • Blend the yoghurt and avocado well and store in an airtight container at a cool and dry place.
  • Use twice a week.

Apple Night Cream

With apple as an active ingredient, this recipe makes an amazing night cream for glowing skin.

Ingredients:

  • Rosewater – 5 tablespoons
  • Apples – 2
  • Olive oil – 1 teaspoon

How To Prepare:

  • Peel the apples and cut them after removing the seeds.
  • Put the pieces in a blender and blend with olive oil.
  • Once the mix is smooth, pour it into a boiler.
  • Heat on a low flame until hot.
  • Remove from heat. Once it is cool, mix with rosewater.
  • Store in an airtight container in the fridge.
  • Use within six days.

Aloe Vera Night Cream

This is an amazing night cream for acne-prone skin as it contains aloe vera, known for its magical healing properties.

Ingredients:

  • Aloe vera extracts – 2 tablespoons
  • Lavender oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Primrose oil – 1 teaspoon

How To Prepare:

  • Mix the lavender oil and primrose oil with the aloe vera extracts until it becomes a smooth paste..
  • Store in an airtight container and use every night before bed.

Green Tea and Aloe Night Cream

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Ingredients:

  • Green tea extract – 1 teaspoon
  • Almond oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Rosewater – 1 tablespoon
  • Essential oil – 1 teaspoon
  • Aloe vera juice – 1 tablespoon
  • Beeswax – 1 tablespoo

 

How To Prepare:

  • Use a double boiler or a makeshift one.
  • Pour the almond oil with the beeswax into it and melt them together.
  • Remove from heat and then mix the aloe vera.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix well.
  • Store in an airtight container. Use before going to sleep.

Cocoa Butter Night Cream

 If wrinkles are a bother in your life, this is the night cream for you.

Ingredients:

  • Cocoa butter – 2 tablespoons
  • Virgin olive oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut oil – 1 tablespoon

How To Prepare:

  • Heat all the ingredients in a boiler until they are mixed well.
  • Store in an airtight container after it’s cool.

Coconut and Glycerin Night Cream

With the moisturizing properties of coconut oil and glycerin, this is the perfect homemade night cream for winter.

Ingredients:

  • Almond oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Coconut oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Glycerine – 1 tablespoon
  • Rosewater – 2 tablespoons

How To Prepare:

  • Melt the coconut oil and almond oil using a double boiler until they are blended together.
  • Remove from heat and add the rosewater and glycerine.
  • Store in an airtight container.

Orange Peel Night Cream

If you are looking for a good night cream for oily skin, homemade options are the best, and this recipe is at the top of the list.

Ingredients:

  • Orange peel – of 2 oranges
  • Orange oil – 4 drops
  • Petroleum jelly – 2 tablespoons
  • Glycerine – 2 teaspoons

How To Prepare:

  • Put all ingredients in a blender and blend until the consistency is smooth and creamy.
  • Store in an airtight container and use at bedtime.

Olive Oil and Beeswax Night Cream

Those with combination skin will benefit greatly from this night cream for combination skin.

Ingredients:

  • Extra Virgin olive oil – 1/2 cup
  • Coconut oil – 2 tablespoons
  • Beeswax – 1 tablespoon
  • Vitamin E – 2 capsules

How To Prepare:

  • Melt the olive oil, coconut oil and beeswax until everything is blended well together.
  • Remove from heat. Cool it and add the Vitamin E capsules.
  • Store in an airtight container and allow to cool.

Shea Butter and Primrose Night Cream

 If you are suffering from dark spots, hyperpigmentation and blemishes, this night cream is for you.

Ingredients:

  • Shea butter – 2 tablespoons
  • Evening Primrose oil – 2 tablespoons

How To Prepare:

  • Melt shea butter in a pan.
  • Once fully melted, remove from heat. Mix with the evening primrose oil.
  • Store in an airtight container and allow to cool.

Tea Tree Oil Night Cream

This cream helps the new skin cells grow back, leaving you with healthy and youthful skin.

Ingredients:

  • Tea-tree oil – 1 tablespoon
  • Petroleum jelly – 2 tablespoons

How To Prepare:

  • Heat the petroleum jelly in a double boiler and slowly add the tea tree oil to it.
  • Once combined, store in an airtight container and use before going to bed.
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