Did you know that the natural cosmetic is better for your hands and also for the environment? Various hand lotions are becoming increasingly popular, but the problem lies in the fact that the commercial lotions also contain hazardous chemicals. These chemicals can also be found in various plastic containers.
It is best to make hand lotion at home, because you know exactly what is in it, in addition, it’s a natural cosmetics and environmentally friendly.
Here is what you need to prepare homemade hand lotion:
- 1 teaspoon borax
- 2 handfuls of lavender flowers
- 1 tablespoon of rose water
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
Mix the borax and rose water in a bowl. Then warm the olive oil in a small bowl, preferably in a microwave oven. With the mixer slowly stir in the olive oil into the mixture of borax and rose water, until you get the smooth texture.
Than make some lavender water, by adding the 2 handfuls of lavender flowers in 1 cup of boiling water. Let it steep for 15 minutes.
Add the lavender water into the pre-made blend and mix well to get a uniform emulsion. Pour the lotion in a small container or a cream box, and let the lotion stand for one hour before use. Your hand lotion is ready!
Tip: You can add any other scent of flowers to prepare the hand lotion.