Peach & Berry Gardener's Hand Cream Recipe

Submitted By:

Christina of Grand Marais, MN

Summary:

Deep moisturizing lotion for dry skin

Ingredients:

1/2 C distilled water or hydrosol
1/8 tsp borax powder
1/3 C almond oil or other vegetable oil
1 Tbsp beeswax, grated
1 tsp liquid lanolin
1 tsp coconut oil
10 drops fragrance oil (5 raspberry 5 peach)

Instructions:

Combine the water and borax in a heavy saucepan over low heat and stir until the borax has dissolved. In a seperate saucepan, melt the beeswax and add the almond oil, coconut oil, and liquid lanolin, stirring the mixture until all ingredients are well blended. This was taken from Janet Reno. Remove from heat. Slowly pour the heated water/borax mixture into the oil/beeswax misture. Stirring constantly. Continue stirring until the mix forms a thick, white cream and has cooled to room temperature. Stir in fragrance oil. Pour into bottle or jar and seal.



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