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Hand-made Lotion Bars

Lotion Bars are solid bars of moisturising oils that gently 'melt' onto the skin when rubbed with warm hands, adding moisturising oils and fragrance. This recipe uses lavender oil, but you can easily add your own choice of essential or fragrance oils. These are great for wrapping in waxed paper and keeping in your handbag and also make really pretty gifts.

There are plenty of recipes online but we love this easy 4 ingredient recipe from The Soap Kitchen.You can get all the ingredients you need for this recipe from them too!

https://www.thesoapkitchen.co.uk/acatalog/Recipe-Lotion-Bar.html

 

YOU'LL NEED.....

1) A saucepan

2) Suitable moulds (melt & pour soap moulds are fine)

3) Kitchen scales

 

INGREDIENTS

100g coconut oil

100g sweet almond oil

100g beeswax

5ml (1tsp) lavender essential oil

 

HOW TO.....

Gently melt the coconut oil and beeswax together over a low heat. Once just melted add the sweet almond oil and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and leave to cool (not too much, it still should be liquid). Add the lavender oil once cooled and stir thoroughly.

Whilst cooled but still completely liquid, pour into the moulds and leave to set at room temperature for several hours. Don't pour hot oils into plastic moulds, they will melt. Ensure the mixture is fairly cool before pouring.

Press out of the moulds and they're ready to use.

You can experiment by adding other oils or dried flowers and herbs etc.


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