|DIY: Your Face Cream Forward|
|Written by Andrea Manitsas|
When it comes to selecting a moisturizer for your unique skin, the options are boundless (as are the ingredient lists), the prices belie the contents (unless they contain actual gold flakes), and frankly, who knows what exactly we're paying top dollar for. In fact, if you ask us, the perfect moisturizer is not the $100 one with exotic ingredients gathered from around the world, the deep dark seas and bottoms of test tubes – nope – it's the $5 (or less!) one you crafted in your own kitchen using pure ingredients you handpicked just for your one-of-a-kind skin type. No chemicals, no fillers, nothing shady – just authentic and unadulterated constituents bottled up to get you (and only you) through a winter of potentially dry, flaky skin.
While you may need to play around a bit to get your best moisturizer, once you've discovered it, you'll have it forever, and can always tweak it to your liking and needs.
Here is a recipe to start your great experiment into blending your own silky, smooth face cream. Where you take it is totally up to your imagination...
Here are some ways you can start to think about customizing your cream:
Now that's organic beauty!