by Emilia Obiekea of AdoreBotanicals.com
Circulation and healthy habits are key elements to having your best skin and hair. It is important to stimulate your blood flow on a regular basis. A simple way to do this is with oil massages.
Just to tackle two tasks at once why not do a facial massage then one for your scalp right? This massage cream will be your beauty BFF. Check it out.
-1 tablespoon of your favorite oil (like Olive, Coconut or Avocado oil)
-7 drops of your favorite essential oil (like grapefruit, lavender, rosemary or tea tree)
-1 oz aloe vera gel
1. Blend all ingredients together in a bowl very well. It will create an opaque cream.
2. Apply light amount to the face and massage in a circular motion for a minute or two. *Avoid the eye and mouth areas.
3. Part the hair and apply the cream directly to the scalp, nape of neck and around hairline. Massage very well with the pads of your fingers for about two minutes.
For the face: Wipe off face and wash well with a cleanser of choice. Can follow up with a toner and moisturize.
For the hair: You can leave this mixture on the scalp as a prepoo, moisturizer, or just wash out and proceed with your wash day.
Prolonged use results in smooth, glowing and healthy skin and a healthier scalp and hair. It is fine to do this a few times a week or once a week.
This is a very simple yet effective recipe due to the soothing and moisturizing nature of the aloe vera gel and the nourishing effect of the oils. Share your results in the comment section below!