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Homemade aloe vera and lavender oil night cream for acne

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
May 26, 2016
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Quick Bites

  • Night creams aid with natural rejuvenation and restoration process of the skin.
  • Homemade night creams can be the best choice as they are free of chemicals.
  • Aloe Vera provides a soothing base for dry and irritated skin.
  • Lavender oil kills harmful bacteria in the skin and helps with acne scars too.

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Night creams are great and are an essential part of any skin care regimen. While day creams fulfil the need for protection and moisturizing, night creams aid the natural rejuvenation and restoration process of the skin. Night creams can be chosen according to specific needs of one’s skin or to work on specific problems such as pigmentation or acne. There is a wide range of creams out there, but most, if not all of them are loaded with chemicals and potentially harmful ingredients. So if you are looking for a DIY night cream for acne or a homemade night cream you are at the right place. Here is how you can make your own aloe vera and lavender oil overnight cream.

 

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To make this cream you just need a handful of ingredients and you are good to go.

 

The ingredients

 

Aloe vera

Aloe Vera is widely known for its unique healing properties. It has strong anti-inflammatory and soothing properties that help calm down an irritated and overly sensitive skin. It also contains hormones called gibberellins and polysaccharides which can kill acne causing bacteria. It is rich in nutrients and has a moisturizing effect on the skin which helps keep skin soft.

 

 

Lavender oil

Lavender oil is one of the most popular in the range of essential oils used to cure acne. Lavender oil is antimicrobial and hence kills off any unwanted acne causing bacteria present on your skin. It also has antioxidant properties which help to heal skin and diminish marks left behind by acne.

 

 

Primrose oil

Evening primrose oil has long been used to treat skin ailments such as inflammation, redness, sensitive skin and acne. It’s another amazing property is its ability to dilute sebum and hence avoid blockage of pores which in turn cause acne.

 

 

The procedure

Take a small amount of aloe vera extract and mix it with a couple of drops of lavender essential oil. Mix until thoroughly combined and then add a tablespoon of evening primrose oil to the mix. Blend it well and your night cream is ready. Store it in an air tight container for future use.

 



To use this cream, follow your usual skin care routine which should include cleansing and toning your skin. Then to a clean skin apply a few drops of this cream using your fingers or a cotton ball. Massage gently for a couple of minutes. This cream will help make your skin less sensitive and clear up your acne if used regularly.

 

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    • mansi30 May 2016
      Hi.....is this night cream really effective?