Body Care

How to Make Homemade Calamine Lotion?

Calamine lotion is one of the most popular cremes against itchy feeling. We all have used this lotion once. And if you commonly interact with nature, you are probably using this lotion more than any other skin products. Since commercial products have high chemicals, I decided to try my own homemade calamine lotion. And the results were amazing. This DIY homemade calamine lotion perfectly reliefs the itchy feeling.

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Calamine lotion not only helps to eliminate itchy feeling but also helps to prevent other skin conditions. For example, if you use this homemade calamine lotion, it can help treatment of acne and dark spots. Bentonite clay in the homemade calamine lotion recipe will work the magic. Also, since the lotion easily evaporates from skin, it will create a cool feeling.

You can feel refreshed when you use this natural lotion. You can apply calamine lotion on your face as well. It is known that this lotion will help treating acne scars as well.

For all these reasons, calamine lotion was my favourite beauty product of all times. But commercial calamine lotions aren’t that health at all. When you look at the labels of these products, you can easily see that they contain zinc oxide, ferric oxide, phenol, and many other ingredients that are harmful to your health.

But don’t worry. You can make your own homemade calamine lotion with my amazing recipe. When you start using this amazing lotion, it will become your next favourite beauty product as well. All ingredients of this lotion are easy to obtain and safe to use.

Also, researches show that using calamite lotion during pregnancy is safe. So, if you are suffering from itch or rashes during pregnancy, you can easily use this homemade calamine lotion.

Homemade Calamine Lotion Ingredients:

  • 1/8 cups of filtered water
  • 4 tea spoons of bentonite clay
  • 4 tea spoons of baking soda
  • 1 table spoons of sea salt
  • 1 tea spoons of glycerine (optional)*
*Glycerine is used to increase the consistency of the mixture. If you are satisfied with the consistency without glycerine, you may not use this ingredient.
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Homemade Calamine Lotion Preparation:


Add bentonite clay, baking soda, and sea salt in a bowl.


Mix all the ingredients.


Add water to the ingredients and mix until you achieve desired consistency.


Add glycerine (you can skip this step if you don’t want to add this ingredient to your homemade calamine lotion).


Take the mixture into a clean container.


Enjoy your homemade calamine lotion.

You can apply this amazing natural calamine lotion if you are experiencing any itchiness. This all natural lotion is especially relief the itchy feeling caused by poisonous ivy.

Also, the lotion is effective against insect bites and mosquito bites. When you apply homemade calamine lotion on your skin, you can feel immediate relief. Calamine lotion is one of the most popular beauty products and it will become your next favourite. With this natural homemade calamine lotion recipe, you can make your own lotion any time you want.

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