Tips to prepare your skin for the sun and a recipe for after-sun care
Make your after-sun melting balm with shea butter
Preserve your tan to keep it longer!
Recipe: Make your after-sun melting balm with shea butter
Heat, sun, wind, sea salt or sand put a strain on your skin. She is parched, red and irritated. This after-sun care with shea butter, argan oil and sweet almond oil restores the skin after exposure and keeps your tan longer.
- 3 tbsp shea butter
- 2 tbsp of HV of Argan
- 1 tbsp Sweet Almond HV
- A 50g glass jar
- A stainless steel bowl (heat resistant)
- A saucepan
- A table spoon
Beforehand, remember to take 90° alcohol and a paper towel with you to disinfect your equipment and your work surface.
- In the stainless steel bowl, pour all the ingredients
- Melt in a bain-marie over low heat, mix. The preparation must be smooth and homogeneous
- Remove from the heat, let your preparation cool for a few minutes.
- Pour your preparation into its pot
- Then put the preparation in the freezer for a few minutes. Remove from the freezer only when the mixture begins to whiten around the edges of the jar.
Focus on the ingredients:
The moisturizing virtues of shea butter are the best known and sought after, it works wonders to soften, soften, regenerate and soothe the skin.
Rich in vitamin A, shea butter brings elasticity to the epidermis, it is an excellent healing agent.
It is nicknamed the anti-aging oil because of its strong softening power, it is a natural anti-aging.
Rich in antioxidants, it effectively fights against skin aging and protects the skin from aggressions. This oil has exceptional healing properties.
It will also allow you to soothe itching or irritation of the skin.
Sweet almond oil
Essentially rich in omega 9, emollient, it nourishes the skin and protects it from drying out.
Softening and fortifying, it activates skin repair, calms itching and irritation.
In addition, the presence of vitamins E and A as well as carotenoids give it antioxidant benefits
During exposure, use sunscreen with a UV index between 30 and 50, avoiding exposure between 12 p.m. and 4 p.m.
But an oversight can happen so don't panic, we have a natural and express solution to soothe your sunburn: it's our aloe vera gel! Aloe vera nourishes the epidermis and promotes cell regeneration.
Perfect for relieving burning sensations, accelerating healing after sunburn and limiting the effects of the sun on the skin. Have a nice summer everyone!
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