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Bronzing Lotion Stick

These lotion sticks provide extreme moisture for dry skin and add a beautiful sun-kissed glow without the rays of the sun. 

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup beeswax
  • 1/4 cup shea butter
  • 2 Tablespoons grapeseed oil
  • 2 Tablespoons cocoa butter
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, for bronzer (you could also use 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder) 
  • 1 teaspoon Vitamin E
  • 20 drops of your favorite essential oil

Recommended oils: Lavender, Melaleuca, Helichrysm, Myrrh or Frankincense essential oils

*TIP: Reuse empty deodorant containers. If you don’t want to use containers, pour melted mixture into silicone molds.   

Directions:

  1. Add beeswax, shea butter, cocoa butter, grapeseed oil, and Vitamin E to glass jar and place in saucepan with 1-1.5 inches of boiling water. 
  2. Stir ingredients with a popsicle stick until combined (around 5-10 minutes). 
  3. Once melted, remove from heat and let rest for 3 minutes. 
  4. Add essential oil and stir.
  5. Pour into container. For a bronzing lotion stick, go to step 6.
  6. For a bronzing effect, add 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon and stir until combined. 
  7. Let cool for 1-2 hours before use. To use, rub onto skin for extreme moisture.