Carrot oil is one of the most essential ingredients found in hair creams, body creams, skin care creams and hair wash.
Today’s skin care and beauty tips are about showing you how to make carrot oil from the comfort of your home. It is quite expensive, more so, after dolling out lots of cash to get it you might end up not getting the real one.
But the question I asked myself when I was in need of carrot oil was; “why pay more when you can make one yourself?”
If you have been wondering how I keep my skin and hair healthy, then you are not far from the secret. Carrot oil is a natural supplement that keeps your skin and hair healthy; it protects the skin because it is rich in Vitamin A and Vitamin C. Read more about Carrots
Carrot oil is an effective moisturizer for people with brittle hair; it helps to stretch your hair and strengthens it. It can also help in the repair of damaged skin because it contains beta-carotene.
In this article I am going to reveal to you an easy Do It Yourself way to make carrot oil at home. We have two simple ways of making carrot oil at home, they are the;
– Cold pressed method
– Heat method
RECIPES/INGREDIENTS FOR CARROT OIL
* 4 large cub of Carrot
* 2 Cups of Coconut Oil (olive oil can be added too)
Others: Hand grater and vegetable peeler
HOW TO MAKE CARROT OIL
Step 1: Peel the carrots carefully
Step 2: Grate the carrots using a grater and ensure they are shredded properly.
Step 3: Add the coconut oil to the already grated carrots (say 20 ounces).
Step 4: Move the combination of grated carrots and oil into a clean jar.
Step 5: Cover tightly and place the jar under sun every day for about 2 weeks
Finally, you should filter/sieve the oil from the mixture you made. Ensure you store it in a temperate place because if properly stored it can last up to 6 months.
HOW TO MAKE CARROT OIL USING THE HEAT METHOD
Follow these simple steps if you want to make your carrot oil using heat;
Step 1: Wash carrots properly
Step 2: Peel the carrots using fruits peeler
Step 3: Grate your carrots using grater
Step 4: Pour grated carrots in a frying pan and pour in your coconut oil or olive oil
Step 5: Now fry on a very low heat until your carrots are soft and very tender, by now your oil should be orange in color.
Step 6: Bring down the frying pan, allow it to cool down and sieve out your carrot oil.
HOW TO USE CARROT OIL
For a very effective removal of age spots and wrinkles, put 4 to 6 drops of carrot oil in your palms and rub gently to the skin or hair. Oh yes! tme to look younger.
BENEFITS OF USING CARROT OIL
* Treatment of several infections; Because of the antiseptic elements carrot oil oil has; it has the ability to combat infections and skin diseases. Carrot oil can be used to treat infectios in the urinary tract, gangrenes, rashes, throat infections and even ulcers.
* Painless Menstruation: Carrot oil aides the free flow of menstrual period. It makes your cycle painless.
* Metabolism: Carrot oil aides metabolism and is a natural diuretic. It helps to exterminate unwanted gases from our bodies according to CONSISE.NG
ANY COMPLICATIONS FROM USING CARROT OIL
Cosmetologists have said there are no single side effects or complications that may arise from using carrot oil. But please be informed it is strongly advised that you only use carrot oil prepared at home when applying directly.