High temperatures stimulate the sebaceous glands to work more, resulting in an undesirable fat cheeks glow. However, although we can’t protect our skin from the effects of the weather, we can provide refreshments and necessary moisture by using natural beauty treatments. Here is one fragrant and refreshing water spray, which you can make yourself.
Hydrating role of this refreshing water is very desirable in the hot summer days. Vitamin E feeds your skin, the lemon peel has vitamin C which gives it freshness, while the individual essential oils suitable for different skin types return it’s beautiful appearance.
Recipe for a refreshing water for your face and body
– 2 cups of boiling water (distilled or filtered)
– 2 tablespoons of vitamin E oil
– the peel from one lemon
Mix the vitamin E oil in the boiled water. Put the thinly sliced lemon peel in a bowl and pour the freshly boiled water with the addition of oil and leave it overnight. In the morning, put the mixture in a glass bottle with a spray cap, leave it for half an hour in the refrigerator and your refreshing water is ready for use.
In this basic mixture, if desired, you can mix essential oils that will give your skin a specific smell, and they also have a favorable effect on different skin types.
For normal skin
– 4 drops of essential oil of rose,
– 3 drops of lavender
– 2 drops of chamomile
– 1 drop of sweet orange
Put everything in 3 deciliter base mixture water. Pour into a jar, close it and shake well. Pour into a container with a spray cap, and store the rest in a refrigerator. Keep the bottle in your purse and reach for a few drops whenever you feel that your skin needs refreshing.
For dry skin
In the base mixture, add the folowing:
– 2 tablespoons of vegetable glycerine, which acts as a natural skin softener, causing a cooling effect on the skin thanks to its capacity to attract moisture from the air
– 1 tablespoon of almond oil that will nourish dry skin
For sensitive skin
Soothing properties of the essential oils of rose and chamomile are ideal for sensitive skin, for a refreshing look of the skin, in the base mixture of water is necessary to add:
– 3 drops of essential oil of rose
– 4 drops of essential oil of chamomile.