How To Make Homemade Lotion

How to Make Homemade Lotion

How to Make Homemade Lotion

Your skin is your bodies largest organ and quickly absorbs everything you put on it. Today’s lotions, are formulated with unnatural ingredients and chemicals that can be hazards to our bodies.  This is why I began making my own homemade lotions.  I love knowing exactly what I am applying to my skin, and believe it or not, they are just as if not more effective.

So, you may ask, “That sounds like a lot of work!” Well, I have some good news for you, its not as difficult as you may think!

Homemade Lotion Recipes


Beeswax Lotion Recipe

  • Olive Oil, 1 cup
  • Beeswax, 1 cup
  • Coconut or Almond Oil, 1/2 cup
  • Vitamin E Oil, 1/2 tsp.
  • Essential Oil, 10- 20 drops
  • 1 Glass Jar (sanitized)
  • Combine the olive oil, coconut oil and beeswax into the glass jar
  • Place the jar into a pot filled 3/4 full with water
  • Warm the water over medium/low heat
  • Stir the mixture occasionally
  • Heat the blend until thoroughly combined
  • Next, remove the mixture from the water to cool
  • Stir the lotion every 15 minutes until it’s reached room temperature
  • When completely cool, mix in the essential oils and vitamin E
  • Make sure to not get water into the lotion mixture
Homemade Bees Wax Lotion

Almond Oil Lotion Recipe

  • Grated Beeswax, net wt 8 oz
  • Coconut Oil, 1/4 cup
  • Almond Oil, 1/4 cup
  • Water, 1/2 cup
  • Grape Seed Oil, 1 tbsp.
  • Vitamin E Oil, 1 tbsp.
  • Combine the beeswax, almond oil and coconut oil and heat in a double boiler over medium/low heat
  • Once fully melted remove from heat and allow to completely cool
  • Combine and mix the remaining ingredients in a separate bowl
  • Then add to the beeswax, almond and coconut oil blend
  • Then mix thoroughly
Almond Oil Lotion Recipe


Moisturizing Lotion Bars Recipe

  • Shea Butter, 1 cup
  • Avocado Oil, 1 cup
  • Beeswax, 1 cup
  • Essential Oil, 1 tsp.
  • Vitamin E Oil, 1 tsp.
  • Melt the beeswax and shea butter in a double boiler over medium/low heat
  • Then stir in the avocado, vitamin E and essential oils
  • Pour the mixture into molds and allow to cool completely
  • For best results. Apply just enough heat melt the oils together and cool the blend quickly
Moisturizing Lotion Bars Recipe

Simple Daily Lotion Recipe

  • Oil, 1/3 cup. Almond, Avocado, Calendula, Jojoba or Castor Oil
  • Emulsifying Wax, 1-2 tbsp.
  • Luke Warm Water, 1/2 cup
  • Vitamin E Oil, 1 tsp.
  • Grapefruit Seed Extract, 10 drops
  • Essential Oil, 10-20 drops
  • Blend the oil and emulsifying wax together
  • Melt the mixture, slowly, in a double boiler over medium/low heat
  • Once completely melted, remove from heat, and add the vitamin E
  • Slowly integrate the water into the oil mixture, stirring with a whisk
  • Stir in the essential oil and grapefruit seed extract
  • Then pour the mixture into a sanitized glass jar and allow to cool
  • Shake the lotion very 10 minute during the cooling process to set the lotion, preventing separation
Daily Lotion Recipe

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