I love the convenience of these bars when I am travelling and don’t want to run the risk of my beautiful DIY butters and balms liquefying in the car. These bars are deeply moisturing for dry skin. They also make gorgeous gifts; you can make them weeks in advance, so there’s no excuse not to get busy in the kitchen and stock your gift cupboard.
I’ve made a this quick video to show you just how easy they are to make. The high ratio of beeswax means that the mixture sets quite quickly, so don’t leave this one in your bowl too long before filling your moulds. Also note that you can sub the beeswax for candelilla wax (handy to know if you’re a vegan) – just halve the quantity.
Ingredients: 100 g | 3.5 oz shea butter, 100 g | 3.5 oz carrier oil, 50 g | 1.8 oz beeswax, 40 drops of essential oils.
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With a background in health promotion, Krissy's passion is to educate and increase awareness on reducing the number of toxins that people expose themselves to on a daily basis, through an honest, simple and realistic approach.
She has sold over 20,000 self-published books and is now published as the author of Naturally Inspired, Simple DIY Recipes for Body Care and Cleaning.
Her recipes have taken her to the screen on more than one occasion, with morning TV appearances, and she received recognition as a ‘Woman Who Will Change The World’ in the AusMumpreneur business awards in 2018.