Mom’s Moisturiser For Dry Skin
Read Time: 2 Mins
Prep Time: 30 Mins
Rich. Creamy. Nourishing.
My Mom’s handmade organic moisturiser for dry skin raises the bar when it comes to moisturization.
Oh, and it brings the strain on your pockets down if you do the math.
Naturally, you may have been brainwashed into believing that organic skincare = Expensive = Rob the nearest bank.
Look at your credit card once.
Remind yourself – Living with one kidney will be quite challenging.
Now drill this into your brain – You are a skin chef. Do it yourself.
From my mom’s hub of DIYs like –
Here’s another gem of a recipe (of an organic moisturiser for dry skin) from the Boss’ book.
Thank me to your heart’s content for it will save you a lot of money.
Mom’s Moisturiser For Dry Skin: Ingredients
- Kokum butter (250 g) – Buy here
- Lavender Essential Oil (30 drops) – Buy here
- Sweet Almond Oil (50 ml) – Buy here
Mom’s Moisturiser For Dry Skin: Procedure
Step 1 – Prepare your double boiler. See this.
Step 2 – Switch on your stove. Gently stir everything in the vessel.
Step 3 – Once it gets completely liquefied, tuck away your vessel in a fridge (not your freezer) for 15 mins.
Step 4 – Using an electronic blender (Buy here), blend till your body butter till it becomes smooth and fluffy.
Pour lavender essential oil and…
Voila! Your organic body butter is ready.
Mom’s Moisturiser For Dry Skin: Let’s Do Maths
Sum of prices of all the 3 ingredients (incl. delivery) = 600 + 300 + 275 = 1,175/- INR
Our batch used half the ingredients hence, cost per batch = 587.5/- INR ~ 600/- INR
In 600/- INR, you arrive at a moisturiser (body butter) that is about 300 g in quantity.
Cost per gram = 2/- INR
Easily, this is the cheapest organic moisturiser you’ll land at.
Since this body butter aka moisturiser for dry skin is creamy, my mom uses it on her hands, legs, arms and soles.
This picture was taken in Kashmir in 2017.
She carried no other moisturiser except this homemade one. All her dry skin patches were taken care of… easily.
So now that you know my mom’s organic moisturiser for dry skin will save you SO much money, when am I getting a treat out of your savings?
Don’t be a cheapskate!