Homemade Lavender Body Lotion Using Essential Oils

Lavender is known for its' relaxing properties, and it's especially popular in bath and body products. but why spend a small fortune at the store when you can just make your own lotion? It's so easy!

Homemade Lavender Essential Oils Body Lotion


1 cup aloe vera gel
1 1/2 oz. vegetable based emulsifying wax (2 Tbsp)
1/2 cup almond oil
1 Tbsp. shea butter
15 – 20 drops lavender essential oil (buy it here)
1 tsp. vanilla extract


Using a double boiler on low heat, combine the wax, shea butter, and almond oil. Stir until melted.
Let it cool until it’s soft, but do not allow it to completely harden.
In a separate bowl, mix the aloe vera gel, vanilla and lavender essential oil and set aside.
Add aloe mixture to the softened oil and wax and use a blender to whip.
Use a small canning jar or an old lotion container.

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