Are you passionate about do-it-yourself beauty? Prepare your hand cream at home: with a protective action, it gives softness and elasticity. Suitable for all skin typesshould be applied in the morning, in the evening and after each wash.
«Shea butter supplies the skin of the hands with important emollient, nourishing, soothing and anti-aging substances, such as vitamins A, D and F, and various unsaturated fatty acids. Coconut oil is rich in amino acids, which structure the skin’s proteins, and in emollient and restorative substances, which restore the hydrolipidic film compromised by frequent washing “, explains Dr. Carlo Di Stanislao, dermatologist and honorary president of the Xinshu Association. «Sweet almond oil contains high percentages of vitamin E and myristic acid, with compacting, firming and moisturizing properties. Honey, nourishing and softening, brings vitamins, enzymes, amino acids and natural antibacterials to the skin ».
What do you need
- 60 g of shea butter;
- 20 ml of coconut oil;
- 20 ml of sweet almond oil;
- 1 tablespoon of acacia honey.
Prepare it like this
Use coconut oil to melt shea butter in a double boiler. Let it cool and add the other ingredients, then pour into a sterile jar, to be kept tightly closed in the refrigerator in the least cold compartment, for a maximum of one to two weeks.