4 natural moisturizers you can find in your kitchen

Here is why moisturizing is so important for your skin's health.

Regular moisturizing also helps to nourish your skin in the long term, potentially slowing the signs of aging. Moisturizing can be an effective method for preventing eczema outbreaks, as well as soothing them if they do occur.

Here are four natural moisturizers for hydrated, glowing skin:

  • Aloe vera

Aloe vera is also a natural and resourceful alternative to getting gorgeous skin.  Its antibacterial, soothing properties make it perfect for a variety of cures, plus it’s gentle on sensitive skin and packed with vitamins, enzymes, minerals, amino acids and antioxidants such as vitamins A (beta-carotene), C and E, B12, folic acid, and choline.

Carefully cut and peel an aloe vera leaf to expose the gel inside, then apply to skin.

  • Avocados

Avocado face masks renowned for nourishing and revitalizing the skin. Made from natural food,  it is free from synthetic ingredients and chemicals, which tends to make them less allergenic and irritating than commercial products.

Their high levels of fats and vitamins like A, D and E help skin retain moisture and work as anti-agers. Eat a ripe avocado and then rub the inner side of the peel lightly on your face.

Let the avocado residue sit for 15 minutes before rinsing off with warm water.

  • Shea butter

Shea Butter is a skin superfood that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It offers UV protection and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production.

is a rich source of vitamins A and F, both of which help to alleviate dry skin and keep it looking young. Slather it all over your skin for maximum results.

  • Coconut oil

Coconut oil is naturally full of collagen-supporting lauric acid and is easily absorbed deep into the skin for great moisturizing without leaving you feeling greasy. Its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties also make it a great anti-ager.

Find raw, unrefined, virgin organic coconut oil, heat it between your hands to liquify and rub into your skin.

Eyewitness? Submit your stories now via social or:

Email: eyewitness@pulse.com.gh