All-Over Lotion Recipe

Submitted By:

Rachel of Urbana, IA


A good basic lotion that makes 8 oz. and can be used year-round.


1 oz Glycerin
1 oz Stearic Acid
1 oz Emulsifying Wax
2 oz Sweet Almond or Jojoba Oil
3 oz distilled water
1/2 t grapefruit seed extract
1/2 t fragrance oil (opt)


Measure out first 5 ingredients and put into a 2 cup glass measuring cup. Microwave 2 1/2 minutes or until solid ingredients are melted. Blend with stick blender until fully blended. Add preservative and fragrance oil and blend until incorporated. Pour into an 8 oz container and seal tightly. Shake periodically until cool and enjoy!

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