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Lavender Hand Cream

Lavender Hand Cream 


Submitted by
Janice Cox
Author of
“Beautiful Lavender"

 Beautiful Lavender


To use: Massage into your skin.


  • 1/8 teaspoon borax or baking soda 1/4 cup water
  • 2 Tablespoons grated beeswax or emulsifying wax
  • 1/2 cup lavender infused olive oil
  • 2-3 drops essential oil of lavender (optional)


  1. Mix together the borax and water in a glass jar or measuring cup and stir well.
  2. Mix together the wax and oil in another jar or cup.
  3. Place both cups in a water bath on the stove top and heat gently until the wax is melted and the water is very hot but not boiling.
  4. Pour the wax mixture into a blender or bowl, and slowly add the water mixing well or processing on high until you have a rich creamy mixture.
  5. Pour into a clean container and let cool completely. You may have to stir a few times as the cream cools.
  6. You can also add a few drops of lavender essential oil for a stronger scent.

Yield: 8 ounces

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