Most girls know that homemade body lotion recipes have more advantages that commercial variants. The great bonus is that organic lotions don’t contain any harmful ingredient and they are easy to make.
Moreover, you can vary homemade lotion recipes adding your favorite essential oils.
In this article you will find different organic lotion recipes. Just have a try! These natural homemade body lotions are rather healthy that can make your skin smooth and silky with lasting fragrance. Most of these organic ingredients are used often have many benefits such as anti-viral, antibacterial, antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory properties, moisture, antioxidants as well as prevent skin from sunburn and harmful UV rays.
Simple Organic Body Lotion Recipe
You will need: ½ cup of almond oil, ¼ cup of beeswax, ¼ cup of coconut oil, 1 teaspoon of vitamin E oil or 2 tablespoons of shea butter or cocoa butter or essential oils.
This is one of the easy homemade body lotion recipes with natural ingredients. The way to do is very simple. Firstly, you need to put these ingredients in a large glass jar. After that, you place it in a saucepan with water and medium heat. When the water becomes hot will make all ingredients melt and you need to shake or stir it to mix it well. As they are melted thoroughly, you can pour it in any jar for storage.
Herbal Body Lotion Recipe
You will need: ½ cup of water, 1 cup of oil like olive oil, coconut oil, grapeseed oil, almond oil, enough soy wax or beeswax in the oil to bring it to 1 ¼ cups, 1/8 teaspoon of borax, essential oils you like such as lavender oil, tea tree oil.
There are tips how to make organic body lotion. Firstly, you need to put your oils and wax in a glass measuring cup and make them melt completely. On the other hand, you need another container to boil the water and add the borax. Stir until it dissolves well. This mixture of borax needs to keep hot to dissolve the melted oil absolutely. After that, you pour a small amount of borax water into the melted oil and stir until all of them incorporated well. If your water is not hot enough and make the mixture separates, you need an immersion blender to blend for about 5 minutes until it turns creamy. You can use a whisk or hand blender. As it turns creamy, you can add some drops of essential oils you like to make a fragrance and stir well. The amount of essential oils depends on your hobby. With this recipe, you also can use ginger, turmeric to get an arthritis cream or mint tea or rosemary oil for foot cream.
Coconut Body Lotion Recipe
You will need: 1/8 cup of cocoa butter, 1/8 cup of shea butter, ¼ cup of coconut oil, 1 tablespoon of aloe vera juice, 10 drops of essential oils.
This organic body lotion recipe is very easy to prepare. Firstly, you need to make the shea butter, coconut oil, and cocoa butter melt by low heat. When it melts completely, you remove from the heat and add the aloe vera juice, essential oils and liquid oil into the melted mixture and stir well. And the last, you only need to pour it into a small jar for storage. This homemade body lotion is not really greasy and very easy to make that can be a great choice for your skin.
Homemade Vanilla Body Lotion Recipe
You will need: 1 vanilla bean, ½ cup of coconut oil, ½ cup of sweet almond oil, 1 cup of raw cocoa butter.
Preparing organic body lotion at home is similar to the above. Firstly, you need to melt cocoa butter and coconut oil by heating it and then let it cool for about 30 minutes. You also need to grind a vanilla bean and take vanilla bean, almond oil into the melted mixture of cocoa butter and coconut oil. Stir it well. After that, you put it in the fridge until it becomes to solidify. Continue to put it in an electric mixer to whip until you get a butter-like consistency. Finally, you spoon it in a glass jar and keep in a cool place or in the fridge.
Organic Peppermint Tallow Body Lotion
You will need: 1 teaspoon of peppermint essential oil, ½ cup of jojoba oil, ½ cup of tallow, 1 cup of shea butter, 2 teaspoons of vitamin E oil.
Use the same ways in the above to make the shea butter and tallow melt and remove the bowl from the heat. After that, you add jojoba oil in the melted mixture and stir well. Put it in an ice bath for about 5 minutes. Continue to stir it in the peppermint and vitamin E oil. Chill it in the ice bath again until it is chilled well. And then, you whip the butter mixture using a stand mixer until you see stiff peaks. Finally, you place it into airtight glass jar and keep away from the sunlight.
Homemade Whitening Body Lotion Recipe
You will need: 2 teaspoons of gram flour, 1 pinch turmeric, lemon juice, coconut oil.
It is not difficult to make this organic body lotion. Firstly, you need to add 2 teaspoons of gram flour and the pinch of turmeric to the bowl. Continue to add about 10 drops of lemon juice to the bowl. You can reduce the amount of lemon juice if your skin is sensitive. And then, stir it well. Add coconut oil and mix well. After that, you take the mixture to pour in heavy cream slowly until you get the consistency of a lotion. You need to stir it while pouring. This lotion can be used for your face or any area in your body.