Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bars

Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bars

Solid lotion bars are fantastic for moisturizing dry skin. You can easily carry them in a purse or diaper bag without worrying about a mess.

When ready to use, hold the solid lotion bars between the palms of your hands for a few seconds. The warmth will soften the lotion enough to rub onto the skin and quickly absorb.

These are especially great for dry skin on hands and feet but can be used all over the body. The all natural ingredients are safe enough for kids and babies too.

The combination of masculine and feminine smelling essential oils make this recipe perfect for the whole family. It is a crowd pleaser that sells well at craft fairs too.Solid Lotion Bars

Supplies for Solid Lotion Bars

This recipe makes four solid lotion bars. All the supplies can be purchased on Amazon by clicking the links in the supplies list above.Solid Lotion Bars

There are lots of silicone molds to choose from. These have delicate patterns for a feminine look or get silly with emoji molds.

How to Make Solid Lotion Bars

In a medium size bowl, add beeswax. Melt in microwave for 60 seconds and stir. Repeat twice. Solid Lotion Bars

Then add the creamy lotion additive. Melt in microwave for 60 seconds and stir. Repeat twice.Solid Lotion Bars

Next add coconut oil to the mixture. Melt in microwave for 20 seconds and stir. Repeat until completely melted. Set aside.Solid Lotion Bars

In a separate bowl, add shea butter and cocoa butter. Melt in 30-60 seconds at a time, stirring after each, until completely melted.Solid Lotion Bars

Combine ingredients in both bowls.Solid Lotion Bars

Then add your essential oils of choice.Solid Lotion Bars

Add glycerin.Solid Lotion Bars

Now whisk everything together.Solid Lotion Bars

Carefully pour mixture into mold, and allow to dry for 24 hours.Solid Lotion Bars

Gently pop lotion bars from mold. Then store the solid lotion bars in an airtight container until ready for use.Solid Lotion Bars

Solid lotion bars make wonderful gifts. Combine them with the other natural beauty projects below to create a beautiful gift basket that everyone will enjoy.

Yield: 4 Bars

Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bars

Moisturizing Solid Lotion Bars
All natural solid lotion bars
Active Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Difficulty Easy
Estimated Cost $10.00

Materials

  • 1 cup Shea Butter
  • 1/4 cup Cocoa Butter
  • 1 cup Beeswax
  • 1 tblsp Creamy Lotion & Lip Additive
  • 1/2 cup Coconut Oil
  • 1 tsp Glycerin
  • 10-20 drops Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • 10-20 drops Patchouli Essential Oil
  • 10-20 drops Chamomile Essential Oil

Tools

  • Medium Bowl
  • Small Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Slicone Mold

Instructions

  1. In a medium size bowl, add beeswax. Melt in microwave for 60 seconds and stir. Repeat twice.
  2. Add the creamy lotion additive. Melt in microwave for 60 seconds and stir. Repeat twice.
  3. Add coconut oil to the mixture. Melt in microwave for 20 seconds and stir. Repeat until completely melted. Set aside.
  4. In a separate bowl, add shea butter and cocoa butter. Melt in 30-60 seconds at a time, stirring after each, until completely melted.
  5. Combine ingredients in both bowls.
  6. Add essential oils.
  7. Add glycerin.
  8. Whisk everything together.
  9. Carefully pour mixture into mold, and allow to dry for 24 hours.
  10. Gently pop lotion bars from mold.

Notes

Store solid lotion bars in an airtight container until ready for use.

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