We are aware that everything that we apply on our skin absorbs in our body. Therefore a lot of us strive to use natural cosmetics that are suitable for home preparation. That way we save money and we treat our body with care giving it only the best natural products. You can prepare every type of cosmetic in your home, even sunscreen.
This is what you need to prepare it:
6-7 green walnuts
1 bigger or two smaller carrots
Olive oil if possible use extra virgin.
Glass container or a jar with good lid
How to prepare it:
Cut the walnuts in quarters and place them in a glass jar. Grate the carrot and put in the jar. Cover with olive oil. Place the jar on a sunny side to rest for one month and shake it well from time to time. After a month strain the oil and place it in a bottle.
If you store the oil properly in a dark place you can even use it the next year. This oil has lower protective factor and its use is recommended when the skin is already darkened and the intensity of the sun is lower. This oil will protect your skin from the sun and at the same time it will make it soft, smooth and nourished.
Carrots have a high amount of beta-carotene. It protects the skin from UV rays. Natural beta carotene is better and healthier than the synthetic that is used in sunscreen creams and lotions.
Walnuts contain vitamin E, a strong antioxidant necessary for healthy and beautiful skin. They are also packed with healthy fat that has anti cancer powers.
Olive oil contains high percentage of unsaturated fatty acids. Also vitamin A and vitamin E. they protect the skin from the sun and the effect is also good for sensitive skin.