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Super Easy Hard Lotion Bar Recipe

Super Easy Hard Lotion Bar Recipe
These have been wonderful for my winter dry skin. I used to coat my hands at night with petroleum jelly, because it was the only thing that helped with the dryness. Normal lotion didn’t help much at all, plus I don’t like the fragrance of most lotions, and many have questionable ingredients. Since I do a lot of dishes and wash my hands frequently, these bars have been a godsend. Most homemade lotion recipes involve quite a few ingredients, blenders and more mess than I’d prefer to clean up. I used a recipe from Jo’s Health Corner, a site that I highly recommend. Hard Lotion Bar Recipe Ingredients 1 part each, by weight Melt all ingredients together, pour in molds, let set until hard, unmold, and you’re done! I used plantain infused olive oil, almond oil would probably work nicely as well. Update: Mountain Rose Herbs sells unrefined beeswax tabs for those who need it. Here’s a shot of all the ingredients as they begin to melt. My mold set has a lot of fun shapes. Shea Butter Lotion Bars

How to Make Your Own Solid Lotion Bar They're just so handy: pop them in your bag, in your sewing kit, in your knitting bag or even in your pocket. Keep one in the shower for a quick go-over on warm, wet skin, sealing in all that lovely moisture. Solid lotion bars are wonderful for treating all your rough spots and protecting all your dryness-prone places. Create your own with a simple formula that allows you total creative control. In your handbag, there are no worries about the bottle cap opening or the soft plastic sides cracking and filling your purse with lotion. Solid lotion bars are basically lotion without the water. As a bath and body professional, I have worked out a formula for the exact proportions of hard oils, soft-solid oils and liquid oils to create a bar with good skin glide but endurance against melting. Basic Solid Lotion Bar Recipe Makes approximately 3 lotion bars, 2 oz. each Measure waxes and solid oils into a microwave-safe container.

Homemade Lotion Bar Recipe Thank you for visiting Little House in the Suburbs. Please subscribe and you'll get great simple living tips and how-to articles delivered to your inbox, for free! What is a lotion bar? . . . and stuff like that. And lotion bars are child’s play to create. I have a Cadillac lotion bar recipe, but I will lead with the, um, shall we say Ford Escort of lotion bars. 1 part vegetable shortening 1 part vegetable oil 1 part beeswax Melt the shortening and beeswax a double boiler or a little pan in a bigger pan of simmering water. To use: Let the warmth of your hand melt a little of the bar and rub into dry skin–hands, feet, elbows, etc. Yes, it’s oily at first. Here’s the Cadillac version: 1 part shea butter 1 part avocado oil 1 part beeswax 1200 IU vitamin E (1 lg. capsule) per every 6-8 oz. other oils essential oil (optional) Melt shea butter and beeswax in a double boiler or small pan in larger pan of water on the low heat setting of the stove. Note: Shea butter can occasionally become grainy.

A Recipe for Homemade Warm Vanilla and Honey Lip Balm Through this blog I chronicle and share the daily happenings of my life. So naturally, when I made I instantly knew I wanted to give you the recipe! I realize there are about a bazillion recipe out in Internet land for homemade lip balm — I know because I’ve tried several. And actually, lip balm was the first homemade body care product that I made all on my own. But homemade lip balm… is fun, quick, and easy to makeis perfect for the beginnermakes a wonderful gift (Tip: This is perfect to give as a gift for a new teacher, a new mom, for a birthday, or just because.)is so much better than store-boughtallows you to control the ingredients …and I don’t think we could ever have to many recipes to try! This balm is seriously amazing. And here’s how I made it. Warm Vanilla and Honey Lip Balm Supplies -15-18 standard lip balm tubes or 3-1 oz tins -a small digital kitchen scale -small pot or double boiler Ingredients -1 oz. Method Notes Where to Buy this Stuff? What about you?

DIY: Homemade Lip Balm for Naturally Kissable Lips | Delicious Beauty Chapstick – winter essential. It creates a barrier between your lips and the brisky air beyond that likes to sap the moisture and vitality from your luscious pucker. And in lieu of petroleum by-products that we’d rather not slather across our mouths – or even pricey, natural alternatives – why not opt for this homemade recipe that will have you and eleven of your friends covered until it melts in your car or falls in the dirt – like all good chapsticks inevitably do? So, this recipe makes enough for twelve chapsticks – one for every purse, every pocket or every family member, you decide. What You’ll Need: 2 tablespoons beeswax (about 1 oz) 2 tablespoons coconut oil 2 tablespoons shea butter 12 lip balm containers A dropper Optional: Add 5-10 drops of your favorite essential oil or a couple drops of your favorite flavoring, such as chocolate or vanilla extract. What to Do: 1. 2. 3. Prefer a little color and a lotta shine? image: Jenah Crump Photography

How To Make Homemade Lip Scrub Gently exfoliating your lips with a lip scrub keeps them healthy and smooth. You'll find a variety of commercial lip scrubs at the drug store, including specialty products that can be hard on the budget. Make your own lip scrub for pennies with a few everyday ingredients from the kitchen. Place 1 teaspoon of natural honey in a small, sterile cup. Stir in 1 teaspoon of oil, which provides a thin protective barrier. Add 2 teaspoons of granulated white sugar, which creates a gentle, abrasive exfoliant to remove dead skin. Add 1 to 2 drops of essential oil, is desired. Wash your hands, then use your finger to apply the scrub to your lips, using gentle, circular motions. 1 teaspoon natural honey Small cup 1 teaspoon olive oil, sweet almond oil or sunflower oil 2 teaspoons granulated white sugar 1 to 2 drops essential oil, optional Lemon juice, optional Cotton balls Moisturizer or lip balm

Homemade Treatment: Homemade lip exfoliator Homemade lip exfoliator Lips exfoliation process is essential to get rid of chapped and discolored lips. There are many factors such as cold weather, dehydration, smoking, sun exposure etc. which are responsible for making our lips dry chapped. In order to get perfect lips, try to make a lip care routine by following some homemade lip exfoliator recipes given below. Homemade lip exfoliator Sugar - Sugar is very beneficial in removing dead skin cells. - Make a mixture by mixing equal amounts of olive oil and. - Apply the mixture on your lips. - Leave it on for a minute. - Remove the mixture with a damp cloth. - For beautiful and soft lips, try to use this recipe for few days. Toothbrush - Apply a good quality moisturizer on your lips. - Now, take a toothbrush and start brushing your lips in a circular motion, but very gently! Honey - Honey is loaded with hydrating properties. - Make a paste by mixing 1 teaspoon of honey + 2 tablespoon of sugar. - Apply the paste on clean lips, and leave it to dry.

KITCHEN BEAUTICIAN: HOMEMADE LIP STAIN photos + post by amy nadine, graphic design by eunice chun For those of you concerned about what chemicals we’re putting in and on our bodies, you can’t get more natural than this homemade berry lip stain! We love it because it adds the perfect “just-bitten” hint of color to fake that Snow White luscious lip! Here’s how to do it yourself: INGREDIENTS: 3 Blackberries (for their bright berry color), 1 Raspberry (for its feminine pink color), 3 Pomegranate Seeds (for their vibrant red color), 1/2 teaspoon edible oil (I used Extra Virgin Olive Oil), a small Bowl + Spoon (or mortar + pestle if you have them), Fork or Sifter to drain, small 5-gram Pot/Jar with screw top from any craft store STEP 1: Mash the blackberries and raspberry in the bowl thoroughly with the back of your spoon. STEP 2: Add the pomegranate juice into the mixture by individually squeezing them between your thumb and index fingers over the bowl. For application, use your fingers, a lip brush or a Q-tip. Related posts:

Hello, Sexy! Make Your Own Unique Handmade Solid Perfume Hey, sexy. Yeah, you. The one that smells so good – the one that’s unique and alluring. Today, we’re going to learn how to make our own solid perfume, and I promise you (PROMISE YOU) that if you choose to do this, no one in the world will smell just like you. Ever again. Handmade solid perfume - unique, just like you are. Not only do you want to make your own perfume to celebrate your individuality (girl power!) Synthetic fragrances contain hormone (endocrine) disruptors that can lead to a whole host of medical problems, including hormone imbalance, thyroid issues and cancerSynthetic fragrances kick allergic reactions into high gear for many people, leading to headaches, respiratory issues and other disordersMillions of people suffer from sensitivities to synthetic fragrance, so that sexy scent you think you’re blessing the world with is actually making life harder for people around you But we want to smell yummy, right? This is so ridiculously easy – seriously hardcore simple. Oh!

Taste-Test Recipe Binder I’ve mentioned that I love to cook. And eat of course – but that usually takes cooking first. And while I have a great selection of cookbooks – I also have a ton of recipes that I’ve printed out from the web or copied from magazines. I’ve filled up a binder that my Mom made me – and more. It was time for a new one. You’ll never guess where I went “shopping” for ideas. I loved the design of theirs – and that little spoon – but I wanted a Binder version. I even did the little fork on the back of the book. I’m really pleased with how it came out. Here’s the original: Here’s the supply list if you’d like to make your own. Fabric for covering the binder – a little more than twice the size of the binderA Binder or notebook - mine is a 1″ BinderEmbroidery Floss and Coordinating ThreadA spoon :)Hot Glue Gun and GluePosterboard or light cardboard We’ll start with flattening the spoon. Lay your spoon on an old towel outside. Wasn’t that satisfying? On to the binder! Pull the thread through. [dm]7[/dm]