Homemade Hand Balm
This homemade moisturizing balm is perfect for anyone who's into gardening or who just wants to take better care of their hands. It's a soy hand balm, and it's really easy to make. You can get the ingredients at a hobby store or health food store.
- 6 ounces of soy wax
- 9 ounces of coconut oil
- 6 ounces of cocoa butter
- 6 ounces of sweet almond oil
- Lavender essential oil
You begin by melting six ounces of soy wax on a double boiler.
Once it melts, add nine ounces of coconut oil and six ounces of cocoa butter.
Continue to heat and stir the mixture until everything is in liquid state, then add in four ounces of sweet almond oil.
As a final step add about 20 drops of lavender essential oil to give the balm a nice fragrance.
Pour the solution into a small container with a snug-fitting lid.