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There's nothing more refreshing and relaxing than taking a shower after a long day. Normally, everybody uses soap for bathing but do you know that a shower gel can make a huge difference? Shower gel might still sound a luxury for most of us. But he aroma and the foamy texture of shower gel can give you a totally different experience. Also, shower gels are softer on the skin when compared to soap.
Though there is a wide range of shower gels available in the market, if you are looking for a cost-effective one, you can easily make a DIY body wash at home. And a natural shower gel has many more benefits than the ready-made products that we buy. Let us see what are the ingredients required and how to make it.
DIY Olive Oil Body Wash
What you'll need?
- Raw honey
- Olive oil
- Liquid castile soap
- Essential oil (any)
How to make?
First, mix olive oil with any essential oil of your choice. Now add this to a glass jar along with raw honey and liquid castile soap. Mix all the ingredients well. Store this in a cool place away from the sunlight. You can pour a few drops of this body wash on a wet sponge and use it. This can stay up to 7-10 days if stored well.
Benefits Of Olive Oil
Olive oil is a natural moisturiser that helps to keep the skin moisturised. The anti-ageing properties of olive oil help in delaying the early signs of ageing like wrinkles, dark spots, fine lines, etc. Olive oil also has antioxidants that help in maintaining a healthy skin.
Benefits Of Raw Honey
Honey helps in hydrating the skin and it is the best moisturiser for the skin. The antibacterial properties of raw honey help in healing skin infections. The antioxidants in honey help in rejuvenating the skin. You can use honey on the skin every day for brighter and better skin.
Benefits Of Liquid Castile Soap
Liquid castile soap possesses antibacterial properties that help in treating any kind of infection or allergy on the skin. It also helps in treating acne and inflammation on the skin. Castile soap also has deep cleansing properties.
Benefits Of Essential Oil
You can pick any essential oil to use in this lotion from the wide range of essential oils available. You can use lavender oil for a calming effect or rosemary/peppermint oil for antibacterial properties. Essential oil would also give an aroma if you add it in the body wash. Make sure that you just use a few drops of essential oil in the body wash.