Luscious Lotion Recipes and Tutorials

Our favorite luscious lotion recipes, conveniently gathered in one spot for your lotion making pleasure! Your skin will thank you for it! Recipes listed from newest (top) to oldest.

Whipped Coffee Butter Tutorial

May 6, 2015

Recipe: 16 oz Coffee Butter 1 oz Rice Bran Oil 0.5 oz Tamanu Oil 6 mL Vanilla Select Fragrance Oil 3 mL Almond Cybilla Fragrance Oil 3 Glass Bail Jars ONE: Using a hand-held or stand mixer, whip the coffee butter on low speed for about 30 seconds to 1 minute. That will lighten up the texture. TWO: Add the tamanu oil, rice bran oil, Vanilla […]

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Rose Water Lotion

April 1, 2015

What You’ll Need: 11.7 oz. distilled water 4.8 oz. Rose Water 2.7 oz. Sunflower Oil 1.2 oz. Apricot Kernel Oil 1.2 oz. BTMS-50 .2 oz. Sodium Lactate .3 oz. Chamomile Extract .9 oz. Glycerin .4 oz. DL Panthenol .2 oz Otiphen Three 8 oz. Bottles with Pump Top EQUIPMENT PREP: Disinfect all your utensils by putting them in a 5% bleach water solution. Allow them to dry. […]

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Argan & Sandalwood Vanilla Lotion Bar

March 4, 2015

What You’ll Need: Batik Dome Flexible Mold 2 oz. White Beeswax 1 oz. Deodorized Cocoa Butter 3 oz. Mango Butter 5 oz. Argan Oil 5 mL Avocado Extract 3 mL Sandalwood Vanilla Fragrance Oil Droppers (optional) ONE: In a heat safe container, add white beeswax and argan oil and stir. Beeswax has a high melting point, so adding a liquid oil helps the […]

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Kissably Soft Lotion Recipe

June 24, 2013

Gather your ingredients: EQUIPMENT PREP: Disinfect your utensils by dipping them in a 5% bleach water solution and allowing to dry. This includes mixing containers, your stick blender, and any spoons or spatulas that may come in contact with your lotion. Your products must be absolutely 100% free of germs, bacteria, microbes or anything so be […]

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Lotion from Scratch

March 27, 2013

Ingredients (by weight): 18 oz. Distilled Water 1.2 oz. Shea Butter 1.7 oz. Sweet Almond Oil 1 oz. Avocado Oil 1.2 oz. Emulsifying Wax 1 oz. Stearic Acid .2 oz. Phenonip .1 oz. Fragrance Tools: Digital Scale Stick Blender one 16 oz. wide-mouth container one 32 oz. wide-mouth container Five 4 oz. Bottles step 1: […]

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Night Foot and Hand Créme

March 27, 2013

Créme Recipe by Anne-Marie Faiola This thick, oily crème is filled with fantastic oils that are designed to nourish your feet and hands. Smear on generously before bed, cover your feet and hands with cotton socks and sleep well. When you wake up, your hands and feet will feel soft and moisturized. The Aloe Vera […]

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Spring Lotion Bar Love

December 11, 2012

Ingredients 2 oz. Beeswax 8 oz. Sweet Almond Oil 5 oz. Shea Butter 3 oz. Cocoa Butter 1 oz. Green Tea Extract .25 oz. Summer Fling Fragrance Oil Mini scoops 10 push tubes Large heat safe container 3 small heat safe containers (or mugs) ONE: Melt the beeswax in the microwave for two minutes total, stirring after each minute (this is […]

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Coffee Butter Foot Creme

November 20, 2012

Gather your ingredients: ONE: Start by disinfecting all of your  tools (including mixing containers) by dipping them in a 5% bleach water solution and then drying them with fresh paper towels. TIP: Set business ends of certain tools (stick blender, spoons) on a paper towel to maintain the integrity of the disinfection while they’re waiting to be […]

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Soothing Avocado Foot Balm

November 7, 2012

Recipe submitted by Jennifer of Jennifer’s Handmade Soap I love foot balm but I’m not a fan of digging it out of a jar. So I started to make foot “tabs” instead. These store easily in tin jars and are easy to remove, cup in your hand and massage into your feet. Ingredients 1.5 oz. […]

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Elbow and Knee Lotion

March 14, 2012

Recipe by Anne-Marie Faiola This is a cross between a crème and a lotion. It can be placed in a jar or in a squeezable bottle. It will leave hands oily for ten or fifteen minutes so it’s not recommended for hands if you’re actively working, reading or playing sports as it will leave oil […]

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