Coconut Oil Lotion Bars

Coconut oil has many uses and one of those I recently used was in the making of lotion bars. Have you ever heard of lotion bars? Since I have very dry skin, I use a lot of lotion and I have found that coconut oil works wonders for dry skin. So I decided to experiment and before sharing with you I wanted to be certain that it worked.

I am happy to report that the lotion bars I made are wonderful! And the best part is that they make great gifts. So, just in time for the holidays here’s a great little gift you can create for loved ones, teachers and friends.

Coconut Oil Lotion Bars

Here’s what you’ll need:

Here’s what you do:

  • Add all your ingredients except for the essential oils into a mason jar or designated pot
  • Place the mason jar in a pot of boiling water (skip this part if using a pot)
  • Stir the contents either in jar or pot until completely melted
  • Once melted remove from heat and add essential oils and stir
  • Carefully fill the silicon forms
  • Let the forms harden overnight (I placed mine in the refrigerator)

To use:

  • Place the forms in decorative jar for gift giving or for yourself / keep in cool place
  • Place the lotion bars in your hand. Your body temperature will melt enough for you to use on your entire body

There you go..easy as that. Enjoy!

 

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    Carrie says:

    I love making these. They’re great gifts. For guys, we make them with LEGO silicone molds. :-)

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      Dr. Daisy Sutherland says:

      Oooo…love the LEGO mold idea..my little guy love Lavender Essential Oil and is enjoying these lotion bars and I’ve started using them on my grandbaby too…love coconut oil and now lotion bars too :)