Dry Skin Body Salve

Combining the goodness of beesswax and a natural oil, this is a great recipe for treating dry skin.

Dry Skin Body Salve

What you need

1/2oz beeswax
3/4 cups carrier/fixed/base oil of your choice (sweet almond oil is standard for most skin types), or you can use a blend of oils to make up the recommended 3/4 cups
(i.e. 1/2 cup sweet almond oil, 1/2 cup jojoba oil, 1/2 cup apricot kernel oil)
1 tbsp essential oil of your choice (lavender, orange, grapefruit, recommended)
*Hint* Warm up your scent with a splash of vanilla fragrance oil (about 1/2 tsp)



Instructions

In a double boiler melt beeswax and oil over med-low heat until beeswax has dissolved.

Pour into glass jars…Recipe makes two 3.5 to 4 oz jars.

Let mixture cool down and then scent.

Cover and let harden for a couple hours.

Depending on the depth or width of jars, hardening time could be more or less. ENJOY!

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Comments

  1. LOVING your site! Thanks so much for all of these great recipes :)

  2. pennyjo1947 says:

    Sounds yummy and perfect for my home made Christmas gifts for this year. Thanks for posting.

  3. I think this is a great idea for grandparents. Who wouldnt like this????

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