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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. No more dry skin for me! My only regret is that I didn’t try them sooner, since they are so easy to make. 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.

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