Shea butter is a wonderful ingredient in lotions to enhance and moisturizes your skin. The butter is often used as ingredient in making soaps and shampoos to treat skin disorders like dandruff and dry skin. Additionally, it is an excellent moisturizer in taking care of your sunburns and rashes. To the pregnant, it is a great help in preventing and eliminating stretch marks due to its miraculous properties that softens dry and tough skin. These are just a few of the benefits of shea butter that makes consumers and dermatologists agree on it as a helpful necessity in everyday life.
In making shea butter lotions, you need to purchase a few ingredients in a local organic store or in a beauty shop that sells organic and natural ingredients. The ingredients include shea butter, citric acid, stearic acid, glycerin, distilled water, emulsifying wax, honeysuckle fragrance oils, lemon fragrance oils, and germaben II. You may ask for more advice and other information’s such as measurements with the storekeeper. He/she would be able to help and could also offer other specific instructions.
After you obtained all the ingredients you need to mix them all in a container with the exceptions of oils and germaben. To melt the shea butter as well as the other ingredients, you have to microwave them in a low temperature. Take out the container and starts stirring the mixture. After stirring, add the remaining ingredients which are the fragrance oils and germaben. Pour the mixture in a container and shake that container in every ten minutes for at least an hour. Do not forget to shake the container before the mixture gets harder in order to obtain a good mixture of shea butter lotion.
The advantage of learning to make your own shea butter lotions offers another unique skill. Aside from that, shea butter lotions that are displayed in local organic store in your area are pretty much expensive. This new skill that you recently acquired could give you an opportunity of experiencing in making your own beauty products. Additionally, your own homemade shea butter lotions can be an excellent gift for your friends and relative. You may use other ingredients for your fragrance that suits your needs. You can also decorate the jars and containers with the intentions in making an excellent gift.
The dermatologists and health care practitioners had endorsed the great benefits and advantage of shea butter lotions to consumers. And, the consumers had seen its good outcomes that results to an increasing popularity of these moisturizers. The retailers also had felt the demand that gives them an opportunity in raising the prices of these products. This incidence may give you the motivation in making your own shea butter lotions. And, aside from that only few people knows how to make moisturizing lotions. Thus, making your own shea butter lotions from scratch can really be fun and exciting.