Regular or at least a weekly body massage with the oil is required for various reasons. It helps to make your muscle and ligaments flexible. It reduces stress, anxiety and depression. By enhancing blood circulation inside body, it enhances glow of the skin and keep skin cells active and fresh. A right procedure of body massage by professionals may improve immunity system of the body and remove muscle and joint pain. By removing dead skin cells with the help of proper massage it brings an even skin tone to your body. It also moisturizes your body and keeps it wrinkle free. Depending on the skin type you may make your own massage oil at home. There are some characteristics of ideal massage oil.
First of all massage oil should not be very thick which is not easy to get absorbed. Secondly it should have a low viscosity. It means the massage oil should flow easily on the skin and also will help the massager’s fingers top move freely. And the third and the most important feature is it should be pure and filtered. All these characteristics of massage oil serve the purposes of massaging properly.
You May Avoid All Those Bottled Ready-made Body Oil And May Make Your Own Body Oil At Home According To Your Need:
1. Carrot Oil:
Carrot oil is very good for all types of body especially when you have dull and lifeless skin. To make this oil you will need one large carrot and 1 cup of sunflower seed oil. Vitamin A is present in carrot which is actually an antioxidant. It attacks free radicals and thus prevents signs of aging like pigmentation, wrinkle and uneven skin tone. On the other hand sunflower oil solves the problem of premature aging, fights acne, beneficial in sun damage, moisturizes your skin and prevents various types of acne.
To make this oil, at first wash the carrot properly and rub, it with a dry cloth to remove water from the body of carrot. Then, peel the carrot and grate it. Add them in the oil and keep the container of the oil on a very low flame keeping the lid on for 30-35 minutes. Then remove the container from oven and leave it to get cool keeping the lid on. When the oil comes in the room temperature, strain the oil and preserve it in a glass container. Massage this oil on your skin daily just half an hour before taking a bath. You will find the benefit.
2. Turmeric Oil:
Turmeric oil excellent for all types of skin and especially when you have an acne problem. To make this oil you will need 1 or 2 small pieces of turmeric and one cup of mustard oil. Antibacterial and antiseptic property of turmeric solve the problem of acne, black heads and other skin rashes. Regular use of turmeric on your skin slows down the aging process and reduces skin pigmentation and skin tanning. On the other hand mustard oil moisturizes and hydrates skin intensely.
It is a natural sunscreen and removes tan and dark spots. Regular massage f this oil helps to improve the immunity system of your skin. To make this oil, at first peel the turmeric and wash it properly. Now pat it completely dry. Crush them in to paste. Pour the oil in a container and add the turmeric paste in the oil. Mix well and put them on low flame for half an hour. Leave it to get cool. After that strain the oil and preserve it in a glass container. Massage this oil daily if you want a bright and problem free skin.
3. Aloevera Oil:
Aloevera oil is excellent for very dry and sensitive skin. To make this oil you will be in need of ½ cup of fresh aloevera gel and 1 cup of pure and unrefined coconut oil. Because of anti-inflammatory and cooling properties aloevera gel is the perfect remedy for sunburned skin. it moisturizes and hydrates skin and fights aging. On the other hand coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer for the skin.
It has power to penetrate in the skin better in comparison to other oils. Because of the antibacterial and antifungal property this oil is getting used in various beauty products from times immemorial. To make this oil first mash aloevera gel with your fingers. Add them into the oil. Place the container of this oil on low flame for 35-40 minutes. After that, leave it to get cool. After that, strain the oil and preserve it preferably in a glass bottle. Massage this oil daily after bath to get a plump and hydrated skin.
4. Lemon Oil:
Lemon oil is excellent oil for bright and blemish free skin. To make this oil you will need one tablespoon lemon zest and one cup olive oil. Lemon serves to heal acne and blackheads effectively. It lightens dark spots and controls oil secretion of sebum gland. Vitamin C present in lemon zest helps to improve the texture and color of the skin. It also has skin whitening property.
On the other hand olive oil contains major antioxidants like vitamin E, polyphenols and phytosterols. Vitamin E present in olive oil also enhances the texture of the skin. Pour olive oil in a container and add lemon zest in it. Mix well and place them on a low flame for 20-25 minutes. After the oil gets cool strain the oil and pour it in a glass container because lemon zest, being acidic may react in metal or plastic container. Massage this oil daily and get a flawless skin.
5. Orange Oil:
Orange oil is an excellent oil to enliven and brighten your skin. To make this oil you will be in need of peel of one whole orange and 1 cup of vegetable oil. Orange peel has a great skin benefits. It solves black heads problem, removes dead cells, and enhances the glow of the skin. It also helps to unclog pores of the skin. On the other hand organic vegetable oils contain many phytochemicals and nutrients that help to moisturize your skin, protect it and improve its immunity system. To make this oil, chop this oil very finely and cook them in vegetable oil on low flame for 20-25 minutes. Strain the oil when it gets cool. You may massage this oil at bed time so that your skin gets ample time to absorb the oil. Use it daily for the benefit of the skin.
Make these oils at your home according to the nature and necessity of your skin. It works effectively when you massage it daily on your skin properly. But do not leave the oil on your skin for hours because it may stick dirt. Better remove the excess oil from your skin with the help of a wet towel. Always massage these oils on clear skin for better result.