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Making Homemade Skin Balm

We use this exclusively in our house for moisturising our skin. It’s made of 3 natural ingredients and very good for you!

The ingredients are:

3/4c beeswax, grated (approx 2x 30g/1oz bars of beeswax)
1c mild olive oil
1/4c coconut oil

1. Grate the beeswax on a cheese grater.
2. Put the oils and the beeswax in a double boiler/bain marie on the stove. This is really just a pot of some water with another pot inside it, so the oils don’t burn. Put the oils in the empty pot which is on top of the pot with water.
3. Heat on low until all melted.  (You could also just melt them in the microwave in a glass measuring jug.)
4. Let cool a minute or so, then pour into jars. The mixture will become more solid as it cools in the jars.

This recipe makes about 2x 200ml jars of skin balm.  Great for dry, winter skin!

3 thoughts on “Making Homemade Skin Balm

  1. Good stuff! Thanks for sharing. Easy enough to do with kids and safe, good and fun! Will be sharing some of your ideas with our social media friends @ Natural Healthy Concepts too!

  2. looks lovely! I’ll have to try this one, love coconut oil.

  3. This is a very great basic recipe! I guess we could add on from there, essential oils and such 😛

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