Moisture Now!

27 January 2019

Dry hands and skin is a winter symptom. In order to avoid it, we give you three easy to make recipes for DIY hand and body creams.


Almond Hand Cream


1/4 cup beeswax

1/2 cup almond oil

1/2 cup coconut oil

1/4 cup rosewater



Heat ¼ cup of the beeswax, over low heat in the double boiler. Add ½ cup of the almond oil and then stir in ½ cup of the coconut oil before mixing in ¼ cup of rosewater. Stir the mixture until it is thoroughly mixed. Pour that final hand cream into the container whilst it is still hot, because it will be firm when it cools.

Coconut Hand Cream


4 tbsps beeswax

2 tbsps avocado butter

8 tbsps coconut oil


Melt together, in the double boiler, the butter and the wax and then add the coconut oil. Mix them up entirely until the cream is smooth. Pour into a jar. Wait until it gets harden and then use.


Coconut Hand and Body Cream


1/4 cup coconut oil

1/8 cup shea butter

1/8 cup cocoa butter

1 tsp aloe vera juice

1 tbsp liquid oil of choice (e.g. sweet almond, jojoba, etc.)

5-10 drops essential oils (optional)



Heat the shea butter, coconut oil, and cocoa butter over low heat until it melts. Remove from heat. Add the aloe vera juice, the liquid oil and the and essential oils. Stir to combine well.

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