The first association when someone mentions lavender, is the purple. The second association is its relaxing and calming odor.
The lavender products are good for the oily skin.
If you have a lavender oil at home, than you can make some homemade masks.
- A mask against sunburns. To prepare it, you will need: 30 g of shea butter, 20 ml oily macerate of calendula, 30 drops of lavender aspic essential oil.
You mix the ingredients and you apply the mask. You let it sit for 30 minutes and you rinse it afterwards.
- An anti - acne mask. To make it, you will need: fresh lavender flowers, 1 soup spoon of cream and 2 tablespoons of olive oil.
Mix the ingredients and apply the mask on your face. Let it sit for 20 minutes and rinse it.
This mask nourishes the skin gently and cleanses it profoundly.
- A purifying face mask. To make it, you will need: 1 soup spoon of white clay, 2 drops of lavender essential oil, 1 teaspoon of jojoba oil and 2 drops of a lavender hydrosol.
You can use this mask to remove your makeup and to cleanse the skin, instead of using a purifying toner. You can also use an aloe vera gel instead the jojoba oil.
- A mask for an oily hair. To make it, you will need: a cup of coconut oil, 10 drops of rosemary essential oil and 5 drops of lavender essential oil.
Mix the ingredients and apply the mask on the scalp. Let it sit for 30 minutes and rinse it with a shampoo.