The perfect before-bed DIY recipe? De-stressing lavender lotion!

DIY Lavender Lotion

Yield: 3-4 jars


1/4 cup melted beeswax
1/4 cup melted shea butter
1/4 cup liquid coconut oil
1/2 cup jojoba oil
1/2 cup sweet almond oil
Several drops lavender oil
Several drops Chamomile essential oil
Several drops ylang-ylang oil
1 tsp. Vitamin E oil
Several drops purple soap coloring
1/2 cup warm water
Mason jars (for packaging)


Combine the beeswax, shea butter and coconut oil into a bowl, and blend for 2 to 3 minutes on medium-high.

Add jojoba oil, sweet almond oil, the essential oils and Vitamin E to mixture and stir.

In a separate bowl, dilute several drops of purple soap coloring in the warm water. Stir and let sit until the color is evenly dispersed through the mixture.

Add the soap coloring mixture to the lotion batter and blend until the color lotion is even throughout and the texture is smooth.

Spoon lotion into mason jars and store in cool, dry space.