Sade Akenzua
July 28, 2017 12:15 pm
HelloGiggles

De-stress all your muscles when you apply this calming DIY balm to your skin. It’s the perfect cream to rub on your temples after, say, a very long day at work. Infused with essential oils, this balm will be your go-to for ultimate relaxation.

To make this soothing DIY, start with a base of shea butter. Mix in almond oil, a couple drops of your favorite essential oils, and a few more ingredients. And for the fun part, you can even decorate each container by scent with colorful labels! Tip: feel free to add citrus and mint essential oils for a more awakening scent. Either way you’ll be obsessed with your new balm.

Unwind and check out the video below to create this DIY Calm Balm.

DIY Calm Balm

Materials:

Microwave safe pitcher
1/3 cup Refined shea butter
1/3 cup Almond oil
3 Tbsp. Beeswax pastilles
1/2 tsp. Lavender essential oil
1/2 tsp. Clary sage essential oil
1/4 tsp. Geranium essential oil
2 oz. glass containers
Adhesive labels (2 1/2 inch diameter)
White crayon

Paint brush
Watercolor paints

Instructions:

  1. Add shea butter, almond oil, and beeswax pastilles to the microwave safe pitcher. Microwave for 2 minutes and stir until beeswax is fully melted.
  2. Add essential oils.
  3. Pour the mixture into the glass containers. Balm will harden in approximately 30 minutes.
  4. For the labels, draw a design with the white crayon and paint over it with watercolors. Wait until paint has dried before unsticking the label and placing it on the jar lid.
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