Shea Butter D.I.Y. Lotion Bar

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Moisturize skin with this soothing Shea butter lotion bar!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp. beeswax beads
  • 1 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 tbsp. shea butter
  • 3 drops vitamin E
  • 10 drops essential oil (whichever you prefer)

 

Directions:

  • Melt all ingredients except for the essential oil and vitaminĀ EĀ together; remove from heat
  • Add the remaining ingredients; stir well
  • Transfer the mixture into molds and let it set and cool completely
  • Remove the lotion bars from the molds
  • (If you are having trouble doing this-stick the molds in the freezer for 1/2 hour and this should help to remove them easily)

 

*Adding more cocoa butter to the lotion bar will soften it up if it is too hard (you can re-melt these at any time)

*Adding more beeswax beads to the lotion was will harden it up if it is too soft

 

Creamy D.I.Y. Lip Balm

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Create your own lip gloss that will leave your lips feeling soft and smooth!

 

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 tbsp. beeswax
  • 3/4 tbsp. cocoa butter
  • 1 1/2 tbsp. almond butter
  • 3 tbsp. shea butter
  • 2 1/2 tbsp. mango butter
  • 1/4 tsp. essential oil (whichever scent is your preference)

 

Directions:

  • In a double broiler or a pan on the stove, melt all the ingredients except the oil over low heat
  • Remove from heat; add oil
  • Stir well
  • Transfer mixture into lip gloss containers
  • Let cool completely before using

D.I.Y. Almond Hand Cream

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Treat your hands to this moisturizing hand cream!

Ingredients:

  • 1/4 cup beeswax
  • 1/2 cup almond oil
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup rosewater

Directions:

  • Add the beeswax and coconut oil to a double boiler; melt
  • Add the remaining ingredients to the double boiler; heat and mix well
  • Pour into a container or bottle
  • Apply to hands as needed