Lavender Tea Tree Balm
BEESWAX:: Most of us who prefer natural ingredients love the work that bees do. Though honey may be their most popular product, known for its health and skin care benefits, bees product another substance that works great for our skin—beeswax.
Known mostly for its conditioning properties, beeswax also has a number of other benefits for the skin, including an anti-inflammatory action that helps to calm and soothe.
Protective and anti-bacterial properties. Hydration, source of vitamin A.
Tea tree oil eliminates body odor. Tea tree oil mixed with lavender is the perfect ingredients in a homemade wound ointment.
Neem Oil: Beneficial for eczema, psoriasis and acne. Its astrigent properties help to cure minor cuts and wounds. Helps relieve dry and itchy skin. Can help fight fungal infections of the skin like ring worms, nail fungus and athletes foot. Its herbal m oisturizing formula gives you a well toned skin that is free of cracks and freckles. Bug and mosquito repellent.
JOJOBA OIL: Jojoba oil is actually a melted type of vegetable wax and is found in the seeds/nuts of the jojoba plant. This is an evergreen woody shrub plant that grows in hot areas such as the desert areas of California, Arizona and Mexico. The jojoba oil is the only oil that closely resembles human sebum- an oily substance naturally produced by the oil glands below the skin surface, so its uses and benefits to the skin and hair are high.It has high moisturizing and emollient properties very useful to the skin and hair.It is full of various organic and mineral elements. Naturally promotes the production of collagen which can protect from the sun.
LAVENDER OIL: Lavender can help soothe insect bites and itchy skin. It’s a natural anti-inflammatory, so it helps reduce itching, swelling and redness. Lavender oil can help ward off mosquitoes and moths.
COCONUT OIL: Rehydrates dry skin. Coconut oil contains antibacterial and antifungal properties. Because it contains Vitamin E, that is why it will contribute toward healthy skin growth, repair of wear and tear on the skin and protection against cracking. It contains antioxidant properties which helps the skin from wrinkling. Coconut oil is rich in proteins which help rejuvenate the skin internally and externally. These proteins contribute to cellular health. For any damaged cells on or near the skin, a healthy flow of proteins guarantees their replacement at a normal rate.
OLIVE OIL: Olive oil contains three major antioxidants: vitamin E, polyphenols, and phytosterols. These antioxidants, when topically applied, may help protect the skin from premature skin aging. Vitamin E partly accounts for the anti-aging benefits of olive oil because it helps restore skin smoothness and protects against ultraviolet light.
Hydroxytyrosol, a rather rare compound found in olive oil, also prevents free radical damage to the skin. Unlike commercial moisturizers that can clog pores and exacerbate current skin conditions, olive oil penetrates deeply into the skin while providing a cleansing effect. Olive oil is also used for nail and cuticle care, and many women use it as an eye makeup remover.