Homemade Beauty – DIY Night Cream Recipe

March 12, 2009
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 DIY Night Cream Recipe


3 tablespoons olive oil
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel
1 tablespoon shea butter
2 teaspoons grated beeswax
1 tablespoon rosewater
1/4 teaspoon lecithin
oil from two capsules of vitamin E
3 drops chamomile or lavender essential oil


Melt oil, butter, and beeswax in heatproof glass measuring cup, over boiling water or in microwave. (low heat) Remove from heat just before beeswax is completely melted. Finish melting by stirring in warm oil. Add the vitamin E oil and lecithin and stir in between additions. Mix rosewater and aloe together and slowly add to main mixture. Continue stirring with a small metal whisk. Once mixture is cooled, add the essential oil and stir. Store inside drawer or cabinet. Try to keep away from sun and heat.

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  • Anonymous

    June 6, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    wow cool !!!! Thanks

  • Anonymous

    June 6, 2012 at 5:53 pm

    super easy n doable 🙂

  • auntiemoon

    June 23, 2012 at 6:54 pm

    What does the lecithin do? Is it essential for the recipe?

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