DIY Skin Moisturizers and Hair Conditioners with Honey and Beeswax

April 1, 2022

diy skin moisturizers

These three DIY skin moisturizers and hair conditioners are simple to follow, and easy to make a home.

 

Beeswax and Coconut Hand Lotion

 

This recipe takes about 10-15 minutes and makes one small jar of hand lotion.

Ingredients:

  • ¾ oz of beeswax
  • 1 ½ oz of coconut oil
  • ¼ oz of shea butter
  • 3 oz of sweet almond oil
  • ½ teaspoon of vitamin E oil
  • ½ tsp of essential oil, such as rose, lemon, or lavender

Instructions:

  1. Slowly melt the beeswax, coconut oil, and shea butter in a double boiler, stirring occasionally.
  2. When the beeswax is completely melted, add in the sweet almond oil, stir, allow to warm for a minute or two, and then turn off heat and pour mixture into a bowl.
  3. Add vitamin E oil and essential oil, stir and the pour into a sealable jar.
  4. Allow to cool for at least an hour.
  5. Beeswax lotion is ready to use!

 

Beeswax and Aloe Vera Body Lotion

 

This recipe takes about 25-30 minutes and makes two 8 oz jars of body lotion.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup of grated beeswax
  • 1 cup of sweet almond oil
  • 1 tsp of vitamin E oil
  • 12 drops of essential oil, such as lavender, orange, or sweet basil
  • 1 cup of aloe vera

Instructions:

  1. Melt the beeswax in a double boiler.
  2. When completely melted, pour into a blender, and mix in the sweet almond oil, vitamin E oil.
  3. Allow to cool for at least 5 minutes, then turn blender on at low speed.
  4. Slowly add aloe vera gel.
  5. Mix for 10 minutes, stopping occasionally to clean mixture off sides of blender with a spatula.
  6. Scoop lotion out of blender into clean jars for storage.
  7. Refrigerate.

 

Honey & Avocado Hair Conditioner

 

This recipe takes about 5-7 minutes and makes one jar of hair conditioner.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tbs of olive oil
  • 1 tbs of honey
  • 3 drops of lavender oil

Instructions:

  1. Halve and pit the avocado; remove from skin and slice.
  2. Place sliced avocado, olive oil, honey, and lavender oil into a food processor.
  3. Mix until completely smooth—about 30 seconds.
  4. Use a spatula to scoop the conditioner into a jar.
  5. Seal and refrigerate until ready to use.
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