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DIY Lush Sleepy Body Lotion

DIY Lush Sleepy Body Lotion

From Lisa Barnet

DIY Lush Sleepy Body Lotion

Ingredients

  1. 3 tablespoons almond oil
    1 tablespoon jojoba oil
    2 teaspoons cocoa butter
    2 teaspoons beeswax pellets
    20 drops lavender essential oil
    15 drops ylang-ylang essential oil
    1/4 cup vegetable glycerin
    1/4 cup distilled water
    25 drops natural purple food coloring

Directions

  1. Before beginning, wash all containers and equipment thoroughly and sanitize in boiling water.
  2. Place a heatproof glass bowl over a pot of simmering water and add almond oil, jojoba oil, cocoa butter, and beeswax. Heat until melted and pour into a small glass container. Stir in lavender and ylang-ylang oils.
  3. Add glycerin and mix with an immersion blender until smooth and creamy. Add food coloring to water and, with blender running, slowly add to oil mixture in a thin stream. Continue blending until lotion is completely emulsified.
  4. Transfer to a covered glass jar and store in refrigerator.
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