About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.
Introducing a potent remedy in your quest for skin clarity – the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution. Unveil the natural potential of avocado and flaxseed, as they combine to achieve radiant skin. Discover the empowering world of natural skincare, where these ingredients blend to provide a viable solution for melasma concerns.
- Pure cream base. It is described as base because it is raw and pure, with no additives. So it has no oils, extracts, color or fragrance added to it. It is meant to be a base to which you add your own additives to make the cream or lotion that you desire.
- Flaxseed carrier oil
- Avocado carrier oil
- Lavender carrier oil
- Essential oils: frankincense and tea tree
- Optional: oily color powder
Use only high-quality ingredients. Opting for premium ingredients will elevate the effectiveness, safety, and overall experience of your handmade beauty products.
- Scale to weigh quantities
- Two bowls
- Wooden popsicle
- Small whisk
- Glass container to store your DIY Cream for Melasma Solution
Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.
Steps: DIY Cream for Melasma Solution
1- In one bowl, put 100 grams (3.52 oz) of pure cream base.
Prepare the Mix of Oils
2- In a second bowl, put two grams (0.07 oz) of flaxseed carrier oil.
3- Add two grams (0.07 oz) of lavender carrier oil.
4- Add two grams (0.07 oz) of avocado carrier oil.
5- Add 1.5 grams (0.053 oz) of frankincense essential oil.
6- Add 1.5 grams (0.053 oz) of tea tree essential oil.
Note: The specks in the image below are fragments of lavender from the handmade lavender oil.
Make the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution
7- Pour the mixture of carrier oils and essential oils over the cream base.
8- With a small whisk, mix thoroughly the oils with the cream base.
9- Optional: with the tip of a wooden popsicle, add just a tiny amount of oily color powder.
10- Using the whisk, mix again thoroughly for 2-3 minutes.
11- Scoop the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution into a glass container, and you’re done!
How To Use: DIY Cream for Melasma Solution
1. Evening Routine (Before Bed):
a. Begin with clean skin. Gently wash the area where you intend to apply the cream, whether it’s your face or another part of your body.
b. Pat the skin dry with a clean towel to remove excess moisture.
c. Take a small amount of the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution on your fingertip.
a. Apply the cream only to the areas where melasma or pigmentation appears. Whether it’s on your face, arms, legs, or any other area, use your fingertip or a clean, soft cotton pad to apply a thin layer.
b. Gently massage the cream into the targeted areas using circular motions. Allow it to be absorbed into the skin.
Leave the cream on your skin overnight. This allows the nourishing properties of avocado and flaxseed to work effectively.
4. Morning Routine:
a. In the morning, wash the treated area to remove the cream. Gently cleanse your skin to ensure it’s refreshed and ready for the day.
b. Pat the skin dry with a clean towel.
For the best results, maintain a consistent routine. Apply the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution every evening before bed and follow the morning routine as outlined.
The cream’s formulation is designed to address melasma and pigmentation, wherever they occur on your body. By applying it specifically to the affected areas, you’re targeting the concerns directly and allowing the natural benefits of avocado and flaxseed to support your skin’s well-being over time.
Here are the top 5 benefits of using the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution:
1. Targeted Melasma and Pigmentation Relief:
This specialized cream is designed to address melasma and pigmentation concerns directly. By applying it only to the affected areas, you’re providing targeted relief to these specific skin issues.
2. Natural Ingredients for Radiant Skin:
Harnessing the power of avocado and flaxseed, this cream offers a natural approach to enhancing your skin’s radiance. These ingredients are known for their skin-nourishing properties, promoting a healthier and more vibrant complexion.
3. Empowering Skincare Regimen:
By incorporating the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution into your daily routine, you take control of your skincare journey. This empowering approach allows you to actively contribute to the well-being of your skin.
4. Overnight Nourishment and Rejuvenation:
Applying the cream before bedtime lets your skin soak in the benefits of avocado and flaxseed while you sleep. This overnight nourishment works to rejuvenate your skin, promoting a more even and balanced complexion over time.
5. Consistent and Visible Results:
Consistency is key in skincare. By adhering to a regular routine with the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution, you’re likely to notice visible improvements in the appearance of melasma and pigmentation. Over time, your skin may become clearer, smoother, and more vibrant.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. Can I Use the Cream on Any Skin Type?
Yes, the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution is formulated to suit various skin types. However, it’s recommended to do a patch test before applying it to a larger area, especially if you have sensitive skin.
2. How Soon Can I Expect to See Results?
Results can vary based on individual factors. Some users may notice improvements within a few weeks of consistent use, while others may require more time. Patience and consistent application are key.
3. Is It Safe to Use Alongside Other Skincare Products?
Yes, you can incorporate the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution into your existing skincare routine. However, avoid overloading your skin with too many products, as this can be counterproductive.
4. Can I Use the Cream During the Day?
It’s recommended to use the cream before bedtime, as this allows your skin to absorb the benefits overnight.
5. What’s the Shelf Life of the DIY Cream?
Since the cream contains natural ingredients, it’s best to make smaller batches to ensure freshness. Generally, the cream can be used for a few weeks to a couple of months, depending on storage conditions.
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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World
The steps for how to make the DIY Cream for Melasma Solution are demonstrated in this video.