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Make Your Own Lotion Bars With 5 Simple Ingredients

Licensed Esthetician Jessica Bartley shows us how to make moisturizing lotion bars with five simple nourishing ingredients.


If you enjoy making handmade gifts, why not make a lotion bar? They're super quick and easy, and you can create an array of personalized scents!

Licensed esthetician and host of Ulive's "EstheKitchen" Jess Bartley can teach you how to whip a batch up in minutes.

Here's what you'll need:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tablespoons beeswax
  • 1 capsule vitamin E oil
  • 30 drops any scented essential oil (Jessica uses half rose and half grapefruit)

Step 1: Combine olive oil, coconut oil, beeswax, and vitamin E into heat-proof container.

Step 2: Microwave for 30-60 seconds, until melted.

Step 3: Add 30 drops (total) of your favorite essential oil combination.

Step 4: Mix and pour into soap molds. Allow to dry for 5-10 minutes. Pop out of molds and enjoy!

Wanna see how Jessica does it before making your own? Watch the video above.