Most of the store-bought aftershave lotions are infused with alcohol and other chemicals that can cause a potential damage to your skin.
The main purpose of these lotions is to prevent any infection that occurs because of shaving. Also, it is a must-to-do thing after shaving, to soothe and moisturise your skin better.
According to experts, an ideal aftershave lotion must be light and mildly astringent in nature.
But, in reality, most of the commercial lotions are loaded with harsh chemicals that can adversely affect the health and appearance of your skin.
So, today at Boldsky, we're going to share the recipe of an easy-to-prepare aftershave lotion that can effectively soothe your skin.
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Unlike the ones you buy from the local drugstore, this aftershave lotion is made from natural ingredients, which are affordable, safer and highly potent.
Just scout around your kitchen and get coconut oil, olive oil, beeswax, aloe vera and some essential oil.
All these ingredients are packed with unique properties that are antibacterial and antioxidant in nature. The results of these ingredients combined together can astonish you.
This lotion can soothe your skin in the most natural way possible. Moreover, it can effectively moisturise your skin from well under the surface and prevent infections.
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Read on to know more about the quantity of ingredients required and the method of preparing this incredibly simple, but effective, homemade aftershave lotion.
- 4-5 tablespoons of coconut oil
- 2-3 tablespoons of olive oil
- 2 teaspoons of beeswax
- 3 teaspoons of aloe vera gel
- 5-6 drops of peppermint oil
Method Of Preparation:
Pour coconut oil in a bowl and add beeswax to it. Warm the mixture in a microwave for 30-40 seconds. Then add the other ingredients and blend the mixture well. Once the ingredients are mixed properly, you can store this in an air-tight container.
Just dab this homemade lotion after shaving to naturally soothe your skin.