Rosemary Body Lotion

Rosemary body lotion siteA little grease can be good in your car or your kitchen, but it certainly doesn’t belong on your skin. This therapeutic lotion packs a lightweight formula that’s free of both paraben and petrol, so it won’t clog your pores and produce a greasy residue. It’s also enriched with a host of essential oils, which leave skin smooth, hydrated, and superbly scented.

Ingredients:
•3 TB spoons beeswax
• 3 TB spoons coconut oil
• 2 teaspoon chamomile water

• 1 tablespoon vegetable glycerin
• 8 drops of rosemary essential oil
• 6 drops of vitamin E

Directions:
• Place  coconut oil and beeswax in a heat proof container.
• Place the container  over a pot of boiling water for a makeshift double boiler, melting coconut oil and beeswax.
• Take off the heat.
• Add chamomile water, vegetable glycerin, rosemary essential oil, and vitamin E.
• Stir.
• When it’s blended and creamy (it will thicken cooling) pour it into sterilized containers.
Leave to cool.
• Close.

• Keep in the fridge.

 

 

Toasted Hazelnut Body Lotion

Hazelnut Body LotionMoisturizing body lotion doesn’t need to be greasy or expensive, you can control the ingredients and save a lot of money by making it in yourself at home.

Ingredients:
• 3 Tb spoons hazelnut oil
• 2 Tb spoons beeswax
• 6 drops vitamin E
2 TB spoons rose water
• 1 Teaspoon vegetable glycerin
• 8 Drops of rosemary essential oil

Directions:
• Place  hazelnut oil, and beeswax in a heat proof container.
• Place the container with the oils over a pot of boiling water for a makeshift double boiler, melting hazelnut oil and beeswax.
• Add vitamin E.
• Mix well.
• Take the pot off the heat.
• Add rose water, vegetable glycerin, and rosemary oil.
• Stir.
• When it’s blended and creamy (it will thicken cooling) pour it into sterilized containers.
Leave to cool.
• Close.

• Keep in the fridge.

 

Cleopatra Milk Bath

Cleopatra Milk Bath siteThis is a super-easy milk bath recipe that’s great for dry, itchy skin.

Ingredients:
• 1 liter of milk
• 5 TB spoons almond oil
• Bathtub full of warm water

Directions:
Fill in your bath with water.
• Add  milk and almond oil.
• Lie back and relax.

Milk removes dead skin cells and softens skin. It also nourishes and smooths, so it’s especially good for dry skin or skin that seems to have lost its vitality.

One point about fat: The higher the fat content of the milk, the more nourishing it is for you skin. This is one time when Low Fat is NOT your best bet.

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Almond Body Lotion

Almond Body Lotion siteComing out of the bath or shower, hold moisture in the skin by spreading on your Almond Body Lotion.

Ingredients:
20 g  shea butter
• 10 g almond oil
• 3 g of vegetable glycerin
• 35 g of rose water
• 6 drops vitamin E
• 4 drops rose essential oil

Directions:
• Place shea butter, almond oil, and vegetable glycerin in a heat proof container.
• Place the container with the oils over a pot of boiling water for a makeshift double boiler, melting your oils.
• Slowly pour the rose water water into the mixture. Keep stirring  until it’s all incorporated.
• When it’s blended and creamy, add vitamin E and rose essential oil.
• Transfer to sterilized containers.
Leave to cool.
• Close.

• Keep in the fridge.

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