2. Pure Coconut Oil or Extra Virgin Coconut Oil – 1 tsp (I am using crude coconut oil here as it is unrefined, unfiltered and without any additives unlike the deodorized and bleached refined coconut oil in the market.)
5. A teaspoon
6. A mixing bowl
7. A clean container
8. Essential Oil – 1 drop (Optional)
These ingredients will make your hand cream for three to four days. If you like it after use, you can go on and increase the ratios to make a hand cream for seven days.
Tip: If you apply this hand cream right after taking shower when your body is still damp and before you towel off, you will find more amazing results as the moisture will be locked in to your skin and you’ll get softer and more hydrated skin..
Shelf Life: Store this hand cream in refrigerator for maximum seven days and make it fresh again for another week.
Aloe Vera Gel has anti inflammatory and cooling properties thus soothing sunburns and protecting hands from harmful rays of the sun. It also moisturizes the skin really well without making it excessively oily and greasy.
Coconut Oil has natural SPF properties in it and also acts as an anti fungal agent to prevent hand infections and allergies. According to a research, coconut oil has an SPF of 4 which blocks 75% of UV radiation.
Glycerin helps in retaining moisture and keeping the hands moist, soft and hydrated by retaining water.
Vitamin E Oil has antioxidant properties in it and helps preventing wrinkles. Check my in-depth blogpost about the benefits of Vitamin E oil here..
Thus this hand cream is a life saver. It provides moisture to your skin along with anti inflammatory, anti fungal and antioxidant properties thus keeping your hands look soft, smooth, hydrated, beautiful, moisturized and wrinkle free.
Go ahead and use this hand cream. I know you would love it. Share the results and feedback with me. I personally use it and love its result. It also leaves my skin with a natural glow.