If you want to wake up in the morning with star skin and fight wrinkles, try the do-it-yourself night mask based on shea, honey and soy, with antioxidant effects. “Shea butter is rich in emollient, nourishing, soothing and anti-aging substances, such as vitamins A, D and F and unsaturated fatty acids, including oleic and palmitoleic”, explains Dr. Carlo Di Stanislaodermatologist and honorary president of the Xinshu Association.
«Soybean oil contains many isoflavones, particularly active antioxidant phytohormones, and other substances essential for the firmness and elasticity of the skin. The essential oil of oregano is a source of iron and other active ingredients useful for the skin, including carvacrol, thymol, terpenes, which make it an excellent antiseptic and antioxidant. Honey contains regenerating, nourishing, moisturizing and anti-aging active ingredients, including essential amino acids and various minerals such as zinc, magnesium, potassium, as well as vitamins such as C and others of group B », concludes the expert.
What do you need
- 60 g of shea butter;
- 40 ml of soybean oil;
- 1 tablespoon of acacia honey;
- 3 drops of oregano essential oil.
Prepare it and use it like this
Use the oil to melt the shea butter in a double boiler. Let it cool, add and mix the other ingredients. Apply to a well-cleansed face before going to bed (one evening a week). Keep the remaining product tightly closed in the refrigerator for no more than two weeks.