Does your skin feel dull and lackluster?? With age and external factors like sun exposure, lack f skin care, using different products at the same time, not exfoliating etc. can make your skin look and feel dull. It is important to use the right facial cleanser in order to keep your skin glowing and prevent from drying. Below is how you could make a hydrating and brightening facial cleanser using coconut milk:
Coconut milk- Coconut milk helps to get rid of any itchy, dry skin keeping it hydrated and moisturized. It is loaded with beneficial fats, nutrients, and minerals that help to improve the elasticity of your skin, reducing the appearance of wrinkles.
Castile soap- Castile sap is a natural soap with no SLS hence no drying effect. Castle soap contains vegetable oils and coconut oil that have moisturizing properties.
Lavender essential oil- Lavender essential oil adds a nice glow to your skin. It has skin softening and sanitizing properties. It also works as a fragrant in the recipe.
Coconut Milk Skin Care – Face Wash:
Things you need-
- ¼ cup coconut milk, unsweetened
- 1/2 cup liquid Castile soap
- 5 drops of lavender essential oil
Directions- In a bowl, add coconut milk. Add in liquid castile soap fallowed by 5 drops of lavender essential oil.
Give it a gentle stir and pour the mixture in a pump bottle. Use it as a regular face wash.
Storage and shelf-life- Use the face wash within 5-6 days. If the weather is hot and humid, it is best to store the product in fridge.
If you are pregnant, consult your doctor before incorporating essential oils in your beauty routine.
Do not use essential oils directly on your skin, always dilute it with a carrier oil.