Once you have made your own lotion you will never want to use another!
Basic starter recipe
1 C oil (infused or plain) olive, grapeseed, almond, coconut oil, for example
1 oz beeswax (by weight)
Melt beeswax in oil
Pour into a blender & let cool slightly (5 min. +/-) not until it is solid
Start blender on low speed
Add 6 T water (distilled, rose water, lavender water, aloe vera, for example)
Add a few drops of an essential oil, if you wish. (lavender essential oil, for example)
Pour mixture into jars or tins with cover off.
When fully cooled check consistency & correct your recipe, if needed.
Using the instructions above and the ingredients below you can get started!
Hydrating Massage Cream - February 2010
1 C total - 1/3 C calendula infused oil, 1/3 chickweed infused oil, 1/3 C coconut oil
1 oz beeswax
2 T aloe vera
4 T distilled water
4 drops lavender EO