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I’m nonetheless studying to like winter. As a southern woman initially from Texas, I’ve needed to modify to chilly climate, however I’m lastly beginning to make the very best of it by filling the home with cozy and natural touches that remember the season.
This Winter Bliss Lotion Bar recipe is a recipe I first made years in the past and an absolute must-try DIY venture even for rookies. Not solely are these bars deeply moisturizing, however they’re scented with pure oils like wintergreen and peppermint.
The way to Make Winter Bliss Lotion Bars
I wished to discover a lotion recipe that tied in my favourite smells and flavors of winter whereas nourishing my pores and skin. I’d made many variations of lotion bars earlier than however I wished one that may be good for winter and make an ideal (and great-smelling) present for winter. These lotion bars had been the end result.
This recipe is so easy! Simply soften and blend coconut oil, shea butter, and beeswax. Add important oils. Pour into molds and let harden. What could possibly be simpler?
The “secret sauce” right here is the wintry mix of important oil scents that make the bar further particular for the season.
Not like my normal lotion bar recipe, I often make/present my Winter Bliss Bars in some type of tube (to maintain the peppermint oil off fingers and away from eyes). Any empty deodorant tube works superbly, however in the event you’re making this for pals and need it to look further good, strive:
- A normal push-up deodorant tube (I like to recommend one like this that fills from the underside so the highest is clean like a brand new deodorant can be)
- A plastic-free cardboard push-up tube (very engaging and appears sturdy, however I haven’t tried personally but)
- Amazingly… silicone wine glasses additionally work nicely! Simply wrap in present wrap or tissue paper and tie with twine for a pleasant presentation. Bonus, it’s reusable 🙂
You may also merely use a silicone mold like this and use the lotion bars with out the tube.
Right here’s find out how to make it!
Winter Bliss Lotion Bars Recipe
Make festive do-it-yourself lotion bars with pure elements and wintry scents, resembling wintergreen, peppermint, lavender, and orange.
In a double boiler, soften the shea butter, beeswax, and coconut oil.
When every part is melted, take away it from the warmth and add the important oils.
Fastidiously pour into empty deodorant containers and let set till hardened. If utilizing bottom-fill containers, I discovered plastic dropper or tiny funnel (like a flask funnel) helps so much.
To make use of, rub rigorously on dry pores and skin to nourish and moisturize.
Additionally strive these different simple magnificence DIYs, good for gifting:
You’ll discover my full record of do-it-yourself natural beauty DIYs here!
Ever made lotion bars? What was your favourite?