Choose from our “Cocoa butter or Shea butter lotion base” create a moisturing lotion bar, add a sunscreen or even a bug repellent. We recommend patch testing of all bodycare products prior to use.1) Place container of lotion bar base in a warm water bath or microwave on low for 30 second intervals until material becomes soft.
2) Pour or scoop entire lotion bar base into a stainless steel pot or use glass microwavable measuring cup. Heat gently on low until material melts and becomes clear.
3) Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly (the mixture will become slightly cloudy). Stir to blend and add essential oils (approx 25 drops per 100ml) or other additives while stirring.
4) Pour into twist up or push up (deodorant style) container or plastic moulds and allow to cool.
If using a mould, allow lotion bar to cool completely prior to removing. For best shelf life store in cool dark place. Shelf life for finished product is approximately 6 monthsAdd Natural Bug Repellant
Add 25 drops Catnip essential oil per 100 grams to step 3.
Add Natural Sun protection
Great Sun Protection for all your summer activities
Tip: Certain essential oils are phototoxic and skin sensitizers. These oils are best avoided while exposed to the sun. Angelica, Bergamot, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lemon Verbena, Lime, Mandarin, Orange, and Sweet Birch.
Follow directions above until step 3…
3) Remove from heat and add Titanium powder to mixture. Beat until cool and creamy. Scoop into twist up (deodorant style) container or mould and allow to set up completely prior to use.
For best shelf life store in cool dark place. Shelf life for finished product is approximately 6 months