Do you think a monthly manicure session is enough to take care of your hands, nails and cuticles? Most of yo u would certainly shake their heads. Its a fact. We follow a proper skin care routine cleansing, toning, exfoliating and moisturizing regularly apart from our monthly clean up and facial sessions. But we restrict our hands to just a wash during bathing and a body lotion to combat the dryness. But you need to understand that the skin of our hands is far different from the arms and rest of the body. Since it is involved in lot of chores everyday it has to go through the daily wear and tear.Using Harsh soaps or detergents while doing your chores can end up giving you dry and rough hands for which a simple body lotion is not enough. It needs an intensive nourishment and care. When you visit the beauty stores you must have noticed the hand cream laying on the racks. Have you ever though of buying it ? Some of you would shake their head again in no. Of course because you do not want to spend additional bucks for hand creams. But at the same time you can to afford to compromise on your hands as well. Why not to prepare a hand cream at home ? Yes. It is pretty easy and damn cheap too.
Easy Steps To DIY Citrus Hand Cream For Younger And Radiant Hands:
Start gathering the ingredients first which we would require to prepare this hand cream . We are going to prepare the citrus hand cream which would give a fresh citrus aroma when you apply it. Take one bowl, One Cup of Warm water , half a cup of Coconut Oil, Half a cup of Sweet Almond Oil, One Teaspoon of Shea Butter, One teaspoon of Beeswax and 10 drops of Orange Essential Oil, Lemon Essential Oil and Bergamont Essential Oil each.
Take a clean bowl . Add Beeswax , Shea Butter , Coconut Oil and Almond Oil to it. Keep it in the microwave for up to 5 minutes. Let it melt and give a runny mixture.
Take out the bowl once the mixture melts and essential oils to it one by one. If you have fine lines or wrinkles on your hand then you can add few drops of wheat germ essential oil as well which is every effective for matured and saggy skin.
Its time to add water to the mixture. Once added use the Hand blender to mix it. Make sure you beat the mixture properly to get a fluffy and lighter cream like texture. Beat it at least for a minute.
Now let the mixture settle for few seconds and transfer it to a clean jar or airtight container. Make sure you keep it in the refrigerator to use it for longer. You can use this homemade citrus hand cream whenever you wash your hands. Do not forget to apply before you hit to the bed as night is the best time when you skin renews on its own. Use it during your homemade manicure sessions . It can be used on your nails , knuckles and cuticles as well to keep them healthy. This homemade hand cream would instantly hydrate your hands and keep them smoother. If you have fine lines on your hands then it would help to get rid of them as well. Use it regularly to get softer, smoother and radiant hands.