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Easy DIY Snowflake Lotion Bars

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Homemade lotion bars are simple to make and are great for moisturizing dry skin. These adorable bars are made using a snowflake mold and scented with a lovely winter blend of essential oils.

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Creating your own lotion bar is more simple than you might think. These lotion bars are super easy to make and with just a few supplies.

They have ingredients that will help moisturize your skin, are perfectly scented with a blend of eucalyptus, peppermint, lemon, and tea tree essential oils for winter, and the best part is a lotion bar doesn’t dry out.

It is a solid bar that is activated by your body heat, releasing moisture as you rub the bar across your skin. Which makes it a much less wasteful product to use.

These Lotion Bars also make a great gift, wrap them in plastic wrapping and then add a sticker to advise what it is.

So if you like the sound of these Snowflake Lotion Bars then here is everything you need to know to make them yourself.

Snowflake Lotion Bars

Supplies:

Supplies

How to make the Snowflake Lotion Bars

  • In the measuring cup, layer in order, beeswax, shea butter, then coconut oil.
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  • You will then need to heat in 30-second bursts. Make sure you remove the measuring cup each time and stir well. You need to continue doing this until everything is melted.
  • Allow to cool for just a few minutes, then add essential oils and stir well.
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  • Pour into the mold, and allow to set for 2-3 hours.
  • Then remove from the mold and store the Lotion Bars in an airtight container.
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Notes and Tips

  • Make sure you have all of your supplies to hand before you start. It is important to help you move to each step.
  • If children are helping then make sure they are supervised at all times. You will be dealing with hot oils essentially, so you may want to help them with that part.
  • If you are struggling to find some of these supplies in your local shop then searching online is a great place to start. You will likely find all of these ingredients on platforms like Amazon.
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Storage:

To ensure that your Snowflake Lotion Bars remain of good quality you want to ensure that they are stored in an airtight container. If giving them as gifts, then make sure you advise the person you are giving them to so that they know how to get the very best out of their Lotion Bars.

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So there you have it, everything you need to know to create your own Snowflake Lotion Bars. Whether you enjoy them yourself or give them out as gifts I hope you love them just as much as I do.

If so, please leave a star ★★★★★ rating and a comment below! Follow along on Pinterest, Facebook, or Twitter for more delicious recipes!

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Snowflake Lotion Bars

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These easy DIY lotion bars are perfectly scented with a blend of eucalyptus, peppermint, lemon, and tea tree essential oils for winter, and poured into a snowflake mold.
Makes: 12 Lotion Bars
Prep Time: 5 mins
Setting Time: 2 hrs
Total Time: 2 hrs 5 mins

Supplies
  

  • 2 oz beeswax
  • 2 oz shea butter
  • 2 oz coconut oil
  • 7 drops eucalyptus essential oil
  • 10 drops peppermint essential oil
  • 6 drops lemon essential oil
  • 3 drops tea tree essential oil

Equipment

  • Snowflake mold
  • 4 cup microwave safe measuring cup with spout
  • Wooden craft stick for stirring

Instructions
 

  • Layer the beeswax, shea butter, and coconut oil in the measuring cup, and heat on high in the microwave for 30-second intervals, stirring between each heating session, until fully melted.
  • Allow to cool for just a few minutes, then add essential oils and stir well.
  • Pour into the mold, and allow to set for 2-3 hours before unmolding.

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Vickie is the creator of A Crazy Family. She is a stay-at-home mom of a little boy with a big personality. She loves to share real food recipes, parenting tips & encouragement, fun kids activities, and so much more! Plus she is thrilled to provide you with a space to celebrate all that is awesome (and a little crazy) in the world.

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