Whether it’s the face, the hands or the feet, many people suffer from dry skin. It can be very unpleasant to deal with and in some cases it can even lead to skin shedding.
Luckily this homemade citrus body cream is made from very strong natural ingredients that can help treat this problem. It will provide the skin with the necessary vitamins and minerals that will keep it hydrated.
Homemade Citrus Body Cream
- 1 cup of coconut oil
- 1 orange peel
- 1 lemon peel
- 1 lime peel
- 5 drops of orange essential oil
- 5 drops of lemon essential oil
Start by finely shredding the citrus peels. Then, put the coconut oil in a pan and melting it over low heat. Remove it from the heat, add the citrus peels to it while it’s still hot and stir. After it cools down a bit, add the essential oils and keep stirring until you get a homogeneous mixture.
Pour the mixture in a small glass jar with a lid and put it in the fridge until it hardens. That’s it, you’re homemade cream is ready. Remove the cream from the fridge at least half an hour before each use so you can apply it easier.
It’s best to apply it after a shower when your skin is clean and the pores are open. It will hydrate the skin and keep it smooth. You can use this citrus body cream on a daily basis.