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Making your own face balms

Making your own face balms

Rose youth balm, soothing balm, anti-redness balm, aftershave balm, face balms are easy to make, concentrated in active ingredients and very comforting for the skin. Contrary to popular belief, they are not reserved for dry skin and can be used on all skin types. Economical, they require very few ingredients, a very small amount is enough on the skin and they keep longer than cosmetics containing water. To make the recipes below, follow one of the two methods explained step by step at the bottom of this file. If your recipe contains only vegetable oils and butters, your balm is vegan, follow method 1. If your recipe contains beeswax, follow method 2. Rose Youth Balm for the face For a 100 ml jar 75g organic shea butter 15 ml organic rosehip oil 5 drops of organic rose geranium essential oil 4 drops of organic rose otto essential oil 2 drops of vitamin E A melting balm, ideal for dry and mature skin, to prevent the appearance of wrinkles and wrap yourself in the scent of roses. Repairing and healing, it brightens up dull complexions and refines the skin's texture. Anti-blemish purity balm for acne-prone skin For a 50 ml jar 20 ml organic hazelnut oil 10 ml organic black cumin vegetable oil 10 g organic shea butter 10 g organic beeswax 5 drops of organic laurel essential oil 3 drops of organic rosemary verbenone essential oil 5 drops of organic spike lavender essential oil A balm concentrated in purifying active ingredients to help the skin regain its balance, prevent the appearance of imperfections and blackheads while promoting a clear and clarified complexion. Soothing aftershave balm for men For a 50 ml jar 20 ml organic jojoba or hazelnut oil 10 ml organic hemp seed oil 15g organic shea butter 5 drops of organic cypress essential oil 4 drops of organic spearmint essential oil A soothing balm that promotes healing after shaving, purifies the skin and refreshes it with the invigorating woody scent of mint and cypress. Calming anti-redness balm For a 50 ml jar 20 ml organic calendula oil macerate 10 ml calophylla inophylla vegetable oil 15g organic shea butter 10 drops of organic rock rose essential oil 5 drops of organic Italian immortelle essential oil Ideal for reactive skin, skin that reacts easily to temperature changes or skin prone to couperose, this balm is applied to areas prone to redness for a calming and soothing effect. It helps the skin to regain its balance and promotes an even complexion. Gentle balm for sensitive skin For a 50 ml jar 35 ml sweet almond vegetable oil 15 g organic shea butter 5 drops of organic Roman chamomile essential oil 5 drops of organic fine lavender essential oil A very gentle, creamy balm to nourish, soothe and protect dry, fine and sensitive skin thanks to a soothing and regenerating synergy of sweet almond, Roman chamomile and fine lavender. Protective and anti-aging lip balm For a 30 ml jar 3 teaspoons organic coconut oil 2 teaspoons organic shea butter 1 teaspoon organic raspberry CO2 extract 2 teaspoons organic beeswax Rich in antioxidants, this nourishing and protective balm preserves the youthfulness of the lip contour. The combination of coconut and raspberry plant oils makes it a delicious treatment for soft, velvety lips. Yummy! Learn how to make your own face balm Method 1: The smooth vegan balm without beeswax 1 - Place the vegetable butter in a stainless steel bowl. 2 - Melt the vegetable butter in a water bath that is not too hot, without heating the butter too much and, above all, without bringing it to the boil. 3 - Remove from the water bath, pour the vegetable oils into the bowl and mix with a mini whisk until the mixture is homogeneous. 3 - Add essential oils and/or vitamin E if necessary. 4 - Pour the preparation into a jar. For a better setting of the balm, place the jar in the refrigerator for 15 minutes. An alternative technique: if you don't want to use a bain-marie, you can also grind your vegetable butter with your oils in a mortar with a pestle until it forms a smooth paste and then mix well with a mini whisk. Made under good hygienic conditions, your balm will keep for at least 6 months. Method 2: The solid melting balm, vegetable butter, vegetable oil and beeswax 1 - Place the wax, vegetable oils and vegetable butters in a stainless steel bowl. 2 - Place the bowl in a water bath that is not too hot, until the mixture has melted. 3 - Remove from the water bath and add the other ingredients (vitamin E, essential oils, oil-soluble cosmetic actives). 4 - Mix the mixture well with a mini whisk and then pour it into your pot as a paste. 5 - Allow to cool to room temperature. Made under good hygienic conditions, your balm will keep for at least 6 months. Precautions for use : Balms containing essential oils are not suitable for children, pregnant and breastfeeding women. As a general rule, always do a test in the crease of the elbow 48 hours before using your product to check that no allergic reactions occur.

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