Ingredients Required for Making Orange Flower Anti-Wrinkle Herbal Cream
Beeswax: 2 teaspoons
Emulsifying wax: 2 teaspoons
Almond oil: 8 teaspoons
Lanolin: 4 teaspoons
Coconut oil: 4 teaspoons
Orange flower water: 6 teaspoons
Benzoin Tincture: 2-3 drops
Orange Oil: 2-3 drops
Beeswax is anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and antioxidant in nature. These properties make it an ideal component of beauty cosmetics. In addition it is a natural moisturizing agent. It keeps the skin well hydrated and nourished that is essential for keeping the wrinkles away.
Emulsifying Wax creates the emulsion between all the other ingredients used for making the cream. This means all the ingredients used in the mixture shall be blended very well. It binds water and oil together. It also makes the consistency of the cream very thick. Scientifically it is known as Equisitum Arvense.
Lanolin is natural oil extracted from domestic sheep””s coat after it has been shorn. It is thick waxy oil that keeps the skin well moisturized. It has to be used in hundred percent purified form else can lead to some allergies.
Coconut Oil strengthens the skin””s connective tissues that nourish the skin well giving no room for wrinkle appearance. The medium-chain triglycerides (MCT) or medium-chain fatty acids (MCFA) present in the oil reaches the skin cells deep within layers that translates the skin into vibrant and youthful. Its scientific name is Cocos Nucifera.
Orange Flower Water tones and refines the skin. It restores the lost skin elasticity and provides the skin with required nutrients thereby does not allow the skin to get wrinkled. It revitalizes the skin making it look much younger. In scientific terms it is known as Citrus aurantium var. amara.
Method to Prepare Orange Flower Herbal Anti-Wrinkle Cream
Begin with melting the beeswax and emulsifying wax in a double boiler. Keep the flame lowest. Once it liquidizes, add almond and coconut oil. Next add lanolin and orange flower water. Stir it well. Later after 2-3 minutes put the drops of tincture of benzoin and orange oil to it. Continue to stir. Turn off the flame. Let the mixture cool down. When it is lukewarm pour it in a wide mouth jar. Close the lid when the cream is solidified and fully cooled.
Application Technique for Orange Flower Anti Wrinkle Herbal Cream
Apply it as any other regular facial cream on well-cleansed skin. This herbal anti-wrinkle cream shall clear the soft lines and wrinkles. It would also maintain the skin soft and supple. The ingredients used suits all skin tone but few people might be allergic to lanolin then they must avoid this cream and opt for other homemade herbal anti-wrinkle cream.
There is a famous saying “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” that means it is easier to prevent something from happening than to repair the damage or cure it later. So act today by using the herbal orange flower anti –wrinkle cream before the wrinkles occur!