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DIY lotion in a silver tin with a spatula beside it and sliced lemons, beeswax and a yellow linen behind it

3 Ingredient Diy Lotion

Use this ultra simple, three ingredient diy lotion recipe to help nourish your skin and keep it silky smooth!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 1 day 25 minutes
Servings 1 small jar


  • 1/8 cup shea butter
  • 1.5 tablespoons almond oil
  • 1 tablespoon beeswax or just under
  • 10 drops lemon essential oil optional


  1. In a small glass jar, place the butter, oil and beeswax. Bring a small pot of water (about an inch) to a rolling boil and place the jar in it. Heat the ingredients until everything is completely melted (especially that beeswax!).
  2. Remove the jar from the heat and whisk in the essential oil.
  3. If using unfiltered beeswax, strain the mixture through a fine mesh strainer while pouring it into a holding container.
  4. Let sit on the counter for 24 hours to firm up and the use frequently to show your feet some love!

Recipe Notes

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