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How to make Nappy Rash Gel

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Nappy rash is very common in babies and little kids. It is usually caused by dampness or moisture on a child’s skin caused by wet diapers which when in contact with the skin, can cause irritation which is the nappy rash. This is why it is recommended that diapers are changed regularly and not left to be too dense before being changed.

From experience, allergy can also cause rash. For example, both my sons were sensitive to perfumed products like perfumed wipes, diapers or even perfumed powders or soaps and lotions. This is why I switched to natural products for my kids. Using fragrance – free products will limit nappy rash and common rash in babies and kids.

Rash can also be caused by drug reactions so do read drug interactions and side effects before giving such drugs to your kids especially antibiotic. Since rash can be harmless but irritant, you might have to wait till the dosage is exhausted before considering treatment.

While many topical products are out there in beauty stores, I have always relied on fresh aloe Vera gels and even vitamin C tablet to treat rash. This time around, I made a rash gel without the aloe Vera plant for people who do not have access to the plants.

The recipe for this DIY nappy rash cream is:

The aloe Vera gel on its own is perfect but since I am using the packaged one, I added glycerin because it helps to sooth the skin and with the aloe Vera gel, it becomes a double dose of coolant as well as moisturizes the skin and help to soften the skin. Natural aloe Vera has vitamin C and in its absence, I added vitamin C tablet which helps to clear the skin as well. Lavender oil is soothing and calming as well and helps to make the skin condition less irritable. It also has a soft, pleasant fragrance which makes this gel even more appealing.

To make the nappy rash gel is a rather simple process.

And viola, this is what you get:

Give this a try and tell me what you think.

Cheers,

Ene

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Detoxifying steam for acne relief

Are you acne prone or do you have an oily skin? The first step to helping to relief acne and to manage an oily skin is creating a beauty regime that not only balances the skin but help to combat acne and retain a beautiful, clear skin.

There are a few easy steps to a clearer, acne free skin and these are:

  • Exfoliation: Exfoliation helps to rid the skin of dead skin cells that block the skin and cause acne to occur.
  • Detoxification through steaming: Steaming helps to release toxins stored under the skin as such it is a good step to relieving your skin of acne.
  • Mask: Masking not only firm up your skin as well as close open pores that are susceptible to acne, but certain masks especially organic masks go as far as rejuvenating the skin, as such, helping to improve the skin’s ability to heal.
  • Moisturizing: You will need a good oil balancing moisturizer for the oily skin because no oil at all can also cause your skin to break out. Oil is not totally bad for the skin as it keeps our skin lubricated, which keeps wrinkles and fine lines at bay so trying to completely get rid of oil is bad for your skin. Certain ingredients in moisturizers like hemp seed oil helps to balance the oil in the skin.

My post today is focusing on how detoxifying steam can help relief your skin of acne and the ingredients that you need are easy to find.

INGREDIENTS FOR DETOXIFYING STEAM

  • A bowl of boiling water
  • 3-4 drops of grapefruit essential oil
  • 2-3 drops of rosemary essential oil
  • choose to add either a few leaves of fresh rosemary or a few slices of grapefruit

Once you have all these combined in a bowl, lean over the bowl, cover your head with a towel and steam your face for five to fifteen minutes.

By doing this weekly, you can be sure to benefit from the healing properties of both grapefruit and rosemary. While grapefruit is a skin clarifying agent with a good amount of vitamin C that clears and brightens the skin, rosemary is a good astringent for the skin.

Please give this a try and tell me how your skin felt. I am happy to hear from you.

Cheers,

Ene