Homemade Lavender Essential Oils Body Lotion

This Homemade Lavender Essential Oils Body Lotion is perfect after a stressful day at work, or smoothing on baby to help relax them and maybe sleep better!

Homemade Lavender Essential Oils Body Lotion

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?

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
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.

Makes about 12 ounces.

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