You know what, I admit it, I refuse to age gracefully. I plan to fight time tooth and nail (or more accurately with essential oils and coconut oil)! 🙂 If you too are waging a war against the ravages of time, you’re in the right place. This homemade night cream recipe for an anti-aging cream is a must-have not-so-secret weapon.
And while we may not win the war, at least we won’t throw away money on so called miracle creams and serums, right? This homemade night cream recipe is as effective as anything you’ll find at the cosmetic’s counter plus it isn’t full of chemicals. Instead, this homemade night cream recipe relies on natural oils to moisturize, maintain elasticity, and keep skin healthy. For example, one of the ingredients is coconut oil and I’m sure you know how good that is for skin, right? If not, be sure to check out Get Beautiful Skin: Use Coconut Oil for Acne and Wrinkles.
Tip: This homemade night cream recipe is formulated to fight a variety of signs of aging, but if you’re looking for something specifically geared towards wrinkles try this homemade grapefruit anti-wrinkle cream.
One thing I really like about this homemade night cream recipe is that it is really effective against the signs of aging but still gentle enough to use on a daily basis. Being able to use this homemade night cream recipe every evening without fear of irritating my skin made it super easy to work into my nightly beauty ritual.
Tip: You don’t have to stop at adding this homemade night cream recipe to your daily routine. To be even more aggressive against the signs of aging, add this quick and easy DIY anti-aging face mask to your routine 1-2 times a week.
If you’re not totally sold on this homemade night cream recipe, I urge you to try it anyway. If you have made any other DIY beauty products, you probably already have at least some of the ingredients on hand. In addition, you can make a jar of this anti-aging cream in about 10 minutes (excluding the time it needs to cool in the fridge), so you aren’t looking at a big time or money investment. Trust me, when you see how quickly your skin looks refreshed and rejuvenated you’ll be glad you gave it a try!
Homemade Night Cream Recipe: Anti-Aging Night Cream
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3 T. coconut oil
2 T. cocoa butter
2 tsp. beeswax
1 T. rosehip oil
2 tsp. Vitamin E oil
5 drops Geranium essential oil
5 drops Frankincense essential oil
2 tsp. distilled water
4 oz. Mason jar
1. Combine coconut oil, cocoa butter, and beeswax in a small saucepan over medium heat, stirring frequently until mixture is completely melted.
2. Remove mixture from heat and stir in rosehip oil, vitamin E, water, Geranium essential oil, and Frankincense essential oil.
3. Place pan in refrigerator until mixture is cool and starts to gel.
4. Remove from fridge and whip with a whisk quickly until mixture begins to grow in volume.
Tip: Whip mixture with a beater or stand mixer to get a fluffier consistency.
5. Transfer cream to a small jar, like a 4 oz. Mason jar, with a lid.
Note: Once cream sets, it will have a slightly solid texture due to the beeswax. You can store it in the refrigerator for a firmer consistency or in your bathroom (or other warmer place) for a softer texture.
1. Wash face, neck, and decollete.
2. Pat dry.
3. Apply homemade night cream recipe.