Light Peppermint Body Lotion

The Christmas season brings along loads of peppermint and candy cane themed goodies, so why not create your very own peppermint body lotion, from scratch?

This recipe makes 100 grams light creamy minty goodness. It incorporates shea butter, beeswax, cocoa butter, jojoba oil, vitamin e and honey which make this lotion extra hydrating. screen-shot-2016-11-27-at-6-25-51-pm

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Recipe:

Ingredients:

WATER PART:

5 grams|raw honey

60 grams| just boiled water

OIL PART:

10 grams| shea butter

8 grams|cocoa butter

4 grams| jojoba oil

3 grams| beeswax

1 gram| vitamin e

9 grams| complete emulsifying wax

COOL DOWN PHASE:

10-15 drops of Peppermint Essential oils

Broad spectrum preservative of choice

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1.Weigh out your water and oil parts  in two separate heat safe glass measuring cups on a digital gram scale. screen-shot-2016-11-27-at-6-33-18-pm

2. Place them on a makeshift double boiler that has about an inch of water in it, over low to medium heat.

3. Melt thoroughly

4. Pour the water part into the oil part (or vice versa)

5. Remove from heat.

6. Mix thoroughly until cooled enough to add preservative and essential oils.

7. Mix thoroughly

8. Scoop/ Pour into clean container.

Enjoy!

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