A homemade, nourishing lotion bar, featuring a rich combination of lavender, vanilla and avocado oils.
2 tablespoons Aura Cacia Fair Trade Certified Organic Unrefined Coconut Oil
2 tablespoons Aura Cacia Avocado Skin Care Oil
60 drops Aura Cacia Lavender Essential Oil
60 drops Aura Cacia Vanilla (in jojoba oil)
1⁄2 cup Aura Cacia Organic Fair Trade Certified Cocoa Butter
1⁄2 cup beeswax beads or grated beeswax
1. In a double boiler, heat the beeswax and cocoa butter, stirring until completely melted.
2. Add coconut oil and avocado oil and stir until well blended.
3. Remove from heat, add essential oils and stir until well blended.
4. Into two muffin tins lined with paper baking cups (optional), pour mixture. Divide between 4 to 6 cups depending on size of lotion bars desired.
5. To use, rub bar on skin.
Place tin in refrigerator for several minutes to facilitate set up and removal from tin. Alternatively, pour mixture into decorative shaped molds.