Some companies are marketing beta-carotene — a type of carotenoid — as a natural retinol alternative which are present in carrots
Research shows when you apply a product that contains beta-carotene — such as carrot seed oil and rosehip seed oil — to your skin, your body converts it into retinol molecules. ... “
BENEFITS OF CARROT POWDER
Carrot powder provides the skin with beta carotene,
Beta carotene, which is an antioxidant. .
Carrot powder is also a natural soap/cosmetic colorant;
It also helps in producing a creamy orange color to soaps and creams
Carrot powder is a natural skincare formula that is very effective in repairing and toning the skin.
It reduces skin wrinkles and scars.
Another benefits of carrot powder to skin is that it improves circulation, elasticity and it provides the skin with beta carotene which is an antioxidant agent.
The plus point of this diy Anti aging cream is its non irritating
Can also be used by pregnant women's
HOW TO MAKE CARROT POWDER
Arrange carrot slices on a large plate and sun dry for 5-6 hours or until the sides start to shrivel. Pre heat the oven at 180 degrees for 10 minutes. Place the sun dried carrots in the warm oven and bake at 120 degrees for 10-20 minutes. Keep an eye on the slices
PROCEDURE FOR DIY RETINOL CREAM
Just add Shea butter , jojoba oil and carrot powder in a pan boil in a double boiler method
Boil till the mixtures blend well
Transfer the mixture to air tight container