Homemade night creams for glowing skin


Night creams are essential for your skin care but it is difficult to find a single night cream that offers complete nurturing. Some creams give skin whitening benefits, some creams lessen aging effects, while some cure dark circles. But to find one product that does it all can be a battle.
But do you need to buy a dozen night creams for an all round care? Not at all! If you go through the ingredients list of your night cream, you will come across some similar names, such as vitamin E, aloe vera, squalene, glycerin etc. You can find all these ingredients in your kitchen!
You can store the homemade night creams for long. You can even change the ingredients to suit your skin type. Not to forget, homemade night creams are pocket-friendly too.
Here are some homemade night cream recipes you should try

Moisturizing Olive Oil night cream

Olive oil is the main ingredient in this homemade cream. It locks the moisture of the skin. The other active ingredient is coconut oil. It adds to both the health and the beauty of your skin. Vitamin E in this night cream repairs and protects the skin.

What you need:

• Half cup extra virgin olive oil
• 2 spoon coconut oil
• 1 spoon beeswax
• 2 capsules of vitamin E

What to do:

1. Mix olive oil, coconut oil and beeswax together in a saucepan on low heat until it is melted.
2. Crush the vitamin E capsules and add to the saucepan. Allow it to cool.
3. Store the cream in a container in room temperature. You can use this for 2-3 months.

Glycerin Cream

This cream will work great as a winter cream. Glycerin will help restore moisture and coconut oil will replenish your skin’s health with its antifungal properties. Rose water and almond oil will give fresh appeal to the dead and sagging skin.

What you need

• 2 tablespoons rose water
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil
• 1 tablespoon almond oil
• 1 tablespoon glycerin

What to do:

1. Take a double boiler and add almond and coconut oil to it. Heat the mixture so that all the ingredients blend completely.
2. Remove the boiler from the heat and add rose water and glycerine to the mixture.
3. Store the cream in a container and use it daily before going to bed.

Cocoa Butter Wrinkle Cream

For dry, dull, and chapped skin, cocoa butter works great. This is the best homemade night cream for wrinkles.

What you need:

• 2 tablespoons cocoa butter
• 1 tablespoon virgin olive oil
• 1 tablespoon coconut oil

What to do:

1. Mix all the ingredients in a boiler and heat.
2. Heat until all the ingredients mix properly.
3. Cut the heat and allow cooling.
4. Store the cream in a container.

Green Tea Detoxifying Cream

This cream offers the best option to remove impurities and ill effects caused by pollution. Green tea will help remove impurities and aloe vera will restore the health of your skin.

What you need:

• 1 teaspoon green tea extract
• 1 tablespoon almond oil
• 1 tablespoon rose water
• 1 teaspoon essential oil
• 1 tablespoons aloe vera juice
• 1 tablespoon beeswax

What to do:

1. Mix beeswax and almond oil in a double boiler and boil it.
2. Heat until it melts completely.
3. Remove the mixture from flame and add aloe vera and mix.
4. Then add green tea extract, essential oil and rose water.
5. Store the cream in a container.

Anti Acne Aloe Vera Night Cream

Aloe vera works great to treat acne and blemishes. You can prepare this cream at home and use it daily. Aloe vera nourishes the skin to make it soft, supple and young.

What you need:

• 2 tablespoons aloe vera extracts
• 1 teaspoon lavender oil
• 1 teaspoon primrose oil

What to do:

1. Take aloe vera extract from the plant and mix it with lavender oil.
2. Add 1 spoon of primrose oil and blend.
3. Store the cream in a container and apply daily.

Refreshing Milk Cream

Cleansing, moisturizing, and nourishing ─ you can do all these by using milk. Use this cream at night to refresh your skin.

What you need:

• 1 tablespoon milk cream
• 1 teaspoon rose water
• 1 teaspoon olive oil
• 1 teaspoon glycerin

What to do:

1. Mix all the ingredients and blend using a blender or whip with a spoon until a smooth lump-free paste is formed.
2. Store the cream in a container.

Revitalizing Apple Night Cream

Pamper your skin with apple night cream. Nourish your skin and give it all the care it needs. Apple is rich in vitamin A, B, and C and many other antioxidants. This will help in maintaining a younger looking skin that is soft and smooth.

What you need:

• 2 apples
• 4-5 tablespoons rose water
• 1 teaspoon olive oil

What to do:

1. Cut apples into two halves and remove the seeds.
2. Cut the apple into small pieces and blend it with olive oil in a blender.
3. Blend the mixture until the paste becomes smooth.
4. Pour the mixer in a boiler and heat on low flame.
5. Remove the mixture from heat and add half cup of rose water to it.
6. Store it in a container once it cools down.
7. You can use this cream for up to 6 days if refrigerated.

Skin Lightening Night Cream

Turmeric is an age-old remedy for various skin conditions. Sandalwood and saffron add to the benefits. Yogurt makes the skin smooth and almonds provide essential nutrients. This is an effective homemade night cream for fairness if used regularly.

What you need:

• 7 -8 almonds
• Half cup yogurt
• 1 teaspoon turmeric powder
• 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder
• 4-5 drops lemon juice
• 3-4 saffron strands

What to do:

1. Soak almonds overnight. The next morning peel them and grind them to make a smooth paste.
2. Add yogurt, turmeric, lime juice, sandalwood powder and saffron to this.
3. Blend until it gets smooth.
4. Store this cream in a container (it lasts longer when refrigerated)


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