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Nourishing DIY Face Cream

This all-natural, easy to make DIY face cream recipe is perfect to soothe eczema. Made from beef tallow this face cream is great for dry, sensitive skin.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 day 20 minutes
Servings 1 small jar



  1. In a small glass jar or double boiler, add the tallow, butter and emu oil.

  2. Heat over a rolling boil until completely melted

  3. Let sit for five minutes and then whisk in any essential oils you're using.

  4. Pour into a storage jar and let sit overnight on the counter to firm up.

  5. The next day it's ready to use. Use a small amount and massage into face.

Recipe Notes

Take care not to get any water in the mixture when boiling as it will cause the lotion to spoil sooner. Check out the do's and don't of homemade lotion.

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