Dry Skin Body Salve

Dry Skin Body Salve

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

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)


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!


  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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