There are various skin types and each one has different moisture needs. Special moisturizers for different skin types are available in the market, but if you want to turn to more natural alternatives, it is possible to prepare simple moisturizers with the ingredients in your kitchen.
Honey, one of the beneficial foods of the world, was used both as a satisfying food and for its healing properties even in ancient cultures. The antibacterial and antimicrobial properties of honey make it a preferred ingredient in creams and ointments. Today, there are many cosmetic products containing honey, but honey can be used as a great care product even on its own. You can wipe your face with a towel soaked in warm water after waiting for 10 minutes by applying honey to your clean face like a mask.
Coconut oil, which has become more popular in recent years, is also one of the multipurpose foods. Rich in fatty acids, the oil supports the collagen production in the skin and provides rapid moisturization by strengthening the skin barrier. You can apply about a teaspoon of coconut oil to your face as a moisturizer or add it to the face mask mixtures you prepare at home. You can also apply some on cotton and use it as a good make-up remover. It is suitable for use for the whole body.
No one knows the benefits of olive oil, which is a must for Turkish cuisine, for the skin and hair. Although it is more widely practiced in the Aegean, rubbing olive oil in the kitchen on the hand and face is almost a tradition for us! Olive oil, which contains plenty of vitamin E, shows an excellent anti-inflammatory effect for the skin. You can use olive oil, which you will pay attention to being organic and cold pressed, as a moisturizer regularly.
Have a beautiful plant in your home and always have a fresh moisturizer! When you cut the leaves of the aloe vera plant, you will see that there is a gel-like liquid inside. This liquid is an amazing skin product in itself; Contains plenty of vitamins A, C, E and B12, heals wounds, especially often used in burns. To incorporate into your beauty routine, cut fresh Aloe vera leaves, rub the liquid on your face and hands for 10 minutes, then rinse.
Especially an ideal nourishment for irritated and sensitive skin, oats are one of our favorites among the kitchen moisturizers. Your super moisturizing oatmeal mask is ready after you mix the powdered oats (or directly oat flour) in the rondo with some water. If you want some extra indulgence, try adding a teaspoon of honey to it! The ingredient will soothe and moisturize the skin.
Minerals, proteins and vitamins in its content; It not only makes avocado a very nutritious and filling food, it also turns it into a delicious nourisher for our skin. Even a small amount of avocado left in the skins of the avocados you eat is enough to moisturize your face and hands. In addition, when you want to apply it as a mask, you can blend 1-2 tablespoons of avocado with other nourishing ingredients such as honey, yogurt, oat flour.
The best known care product in the kitchen, cucumber has been recommended for many years, especially for removing swelling on the face. To use it as a good moisturizer, you can rest a little by placing cucumber slices on your face, and add some cucumber to your homemade face masks by crushing them.
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