Whether it is acne, chapped lips or fine lines and wrinkles, lavender is the answer to all your beauty woes.This humble flower has anti-septic, anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal properties; a tri-fecta thats essential to slow down the aging process and rejuvenate the skin.Here are some home remedies that use lavender as the core ingredient.
DIY Lavender Bath
Grind 1tbsp of dried lavender flower, 1tbsp of dried jasmine flower and 1tbsp of dried witch hazel flowers into a powder. Whisk together, and then add 1 1/2 cup of whole milk and 1/3 cup of honey in a jar. Shake the jar and pour half of the mixture into your warm bath. Store the remaining mixture in a refrigerator; it will last the week and can be reused again.
DIY Lavender Cream
Mix 1/3 cup of sweet almond oil, 2tbsp of coconut oil and 2tbsp of olive oil, and warm it in the microwave for 10-15 seconds. Stir in 3tbsp of grated beeswax and let it melt. Then, place the concoction in the fridge for five to 10 minutes. Finish by adding 30-35 drops of lavender oil and leave to cool. Use the solution as you would any other face cream.
DIY Lavender Moisturizer
Pour 3/4cup of distilled water in a blender and set aside. In a double boiler, add 3/4cup of olive or coconut oil and mix in 2tbsp beeswax. Take it off the heat, and let the wax melt. Now, take the blender with the water and pour in the oil, and mix till it comes together completely.
Then add 30 drops of lavender oil and blend again; store in a jar for regular use as a body lotion.After a hectic and tiring day, you should also consider a relaxing lavender-rose bath, or soothe your skin with this aloe vera and lavender balm. With so many home remedies, your skin-fix is only a couple of minutes away.