DIY Vitamin E Gel by Fresh Picked Beauty
|Simple ingredients for making Vitamin E Gel|
Lets talk about why each ingredient is good for your skin...........
Lanolin is derived from the wool of sheep and is a natural moisturizer than helps keep dry, rough and chapped skin smooth and protected.
Avocado Oil is an ultra rich organic oil that is a delightful treasure containing high amounts of Vitamin A, B1, B2, D, and E. Also contains amino acids, sterols, pantothenic acid, lecithin, and other essential fatty acids. Highly prized to those with skin problems such as eczema, psoriasis, and other skin ailments and our variety makes a lovely salad oil for dressings and condiments. Highly recommended to those with sensitive skin, problem skin and other irritations that require vitamin rich oil. (*Information from Mountain Rose Herbs).
This ultra rich, unrefined Wheat Germ oil is a great ingredient high in natural source Vitamin E, A, D, proteins, Lecithin, and Squalene. Wheat germ has been applied externally for numerous irritations including roughness of the skin, cracking, chaffing and many crafters of cosmetics use it successfully to help reverse the effects of wrinkling.(*Information from Mountain Rose Herbs)
Sweet Almond Oil is one of the most useful, practical, and commonly used oils. It is great for all skin types as an acting emollient and is best known for its ability to soften, soothe, and re-condition the skin. It is truly marvelous as a carrier oil and is equally superb for addition to body care products.(*Information from Mountain Rose Herbs).
Vitamin E is great for preventing rancidity in cosmetics and it acts as an anti-oxidant in creams, lotions, baby products, cosmetics and more.
Lanolin Oil has been centrifuged to have the solid wax particles removed and is more liquid with the same skin nourishing benefits.
Castor oil is a natural source oil from Castor beans. A hard and shiny oil found in most cosmetics that acts as a barrier agent and protective medium against harsh conditions and extremes. Very soothing to the skin when included into cosmetic applications. (*Information from Mountain Rose Herbs).
|Fresh-Picked Beauty's Vitamin E Gel|
Fresh Picked Beauty's Vitamin E Gel
11 grams Lanolin
5 grams Avocado Oil
5 grams Wheat Germ Oil
4 grams Sweet Almond Oil
4 grams Vitamin E
2 grams Lanolin Oil
2 grams Castor Oil
Mix all ingredients together well. Store in an airtight container. Use a clean utensil to remove product. Use within 4 months. *For best results, store in fridge if desired.
You will find most of the ingredients over at Mountain Rose Herbs. http://www.freshpickedbeauty.com/2012/03/vitamin-e-gel.html