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10 Natural moisturizers one can find in the kitchen

Natural Moisturizers are easily found in the kitchen

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Most of the face creams or moisturizers we purchase are chock-full with harsh chemicals and are pretty expensive too. They might seem to work well on our skin for the first few months but eventually, they are the cause of long-term skin problems such as acne, rashes, inflammation, redness, itchiness, skin flakiness, etc. 

Hunting for natural face moisturizer is not at all onerous as you may think. There are plentiful natural ingredients or even whole foods in the kitchen that can cater to your need for a natural chemical-free face and body moisturizer. 

So here we are with the best natural home-found face moisturizers that will bring a natural glow and smooth skin that you all desire with additional benefits of curing mild skin issues such as pimples, rashes, skin dryness, etc. 

  1. Cucumber


It is an excellent source of water that best hydrates your skin. It is loaded with nutrients like magnesium, potassium, vitamins A and E and promotes blood circulation to your skin surface. It also helps reduce wrinkles and gives a glow to the skin. Additionally, it helps treat puffiness and swelling around the eyes. It is the best coolant for summers as we all know. Few drops of cucumber juice with honey on the face provide appropriate hydration along with smoothness and combat premature aging. 

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  1. Honey

It isn’t only a natural sweetener to most of your sweet food preparations but also is extremely beneficial for your skin. It is a natural humectant, that has the ability to draw water molecules from the air toward your skin, helping you to stay hydrated. It can be used to wash your face or make a homemade facial mask. Mix 1 tablespoon of honey with 5 tablespoons of water and then applying it to your face and keep it for 10 minutes. It is best effective for dry skin types. 

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  1. Olive Oil

It contains a large antioxidant content and compound that is found naturally in our skin called linoleic acid that prevents skin from losing moisture. It is not only an effective moisturizer but that also can eliminate the symptoms of skin conditions like rosacea, psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.

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  1. Aloe Vera Gel

It is an anti-inflammatory product, great for soothing sunburns and minor cuts. It is a natural moisturizer that can be used to treat acne-prone, sensitive, and dry skin as it successfully kills bacteria that cause such issues. It is also effective in reducing age spots and blemishes. Aloe vera with few drops of natural essential oils is apt for healing and hydrating your skin and is proved to be a homemade face serum perfect for daytime. Additionally, it is also beneficial to your hair as it provides an adequate amount of moisture. 

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  1. Sweet Almond Oil

This is suitable for almost all skin types and helps soothe irritated skin. It is extremely rich in vitamins D and E. It can reduce scarring and protect the skin from UV radiation. 

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  1. Shea butter 

It is very rich in vitamin A that not only helps cure dry skin problems, but can ease eczema, dermatitis, sunburn, and insect bites. It also has high levels of vitamin F suitable for the skin, which contains fatty acids that can aid cell growth and maintain a youthful look. It should not be used for over 18 months as it loses its shelf life. 

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  1. Avocado Oil

The oil is an emollient, that helps lubricate the spaces between corneocytes and has excellent transepidermal penetration capacity. Avocados are high in fats and vitamins A, D, and E, which help the skin retain moisture and helps reduce wrinkles.

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  1. Curd 

It is the most popular, widely known skin remedy and a great moisturizer that helps in preventing acne, soothes sunburn, lightens dark circles, tightens pores, minimizes signs of premature aging, and gives even skin tone. 






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  1. Oats


Oats extracts are an appropriate ingredient for sensitive skin types and are efficacious for irritated skin for their anti-inflammatory properties, and antihistamine effects. It also soothes atopic allergic reactions on the skin. 

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  1. Coconut Oil


Coconut oil is packed with fatty acids having antibacterial properties, promoting collagen production of your skin, and can help enhance moisture levels.

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Before the popularity of cosmetic skin products, such natural moisturizers were generally used for your face which is completely chemical-free and has a minimum expense. 

These do not cause unnecessary skin problems and saves you from visiting a dermatologist and spending thousands on medicines that sometimes result in no positive effect rather might aggravate other underlying health issues. 

These can be mixed with one another, for example, curd with honey for better and multiple results.

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