Lotion Bars and Butters

  • Monoi Lotion Bar (soft) 
  • 6 oz Bees wax 
  • 15 oz Monoi de Tahiti 
  • 8 oz coconut oil 

Slowly melt Bees wax till almost liquid, add the coconut oil and continue till almost melted, add the Monoi oil, remove from heat and stir to melt. Pour into containers. Smells divine! 

All Butter Lotion Bars 

  • 2 oz. cocoa butter 
  • 2 oz. beeswax 
  • 2 oz. shea butter 

Melt all together and pour into a container or mold. Be sure to mix ingredients well. 

Cocoa/Shea Butter Lotion Bars 

  • 1 part beeswax 
  • 1 part cocoa butter 
  • 1 part shea butter 
  • 1 part oil (coconut, emu, etc.) 

Melt all and pour into a container or mold. 

Coconut Oil Lotion Bar 

  • 1 part beeswax 
  • 1 part coconut oil 
  • 1 part grapeseed oil, apricot oil or sweet almond 
  • 1 tsp. EO per lb. of total product 
  • 1/4 part shea/mango/cocoa butter (optional) 

Melt all together and pour into a container or mold. 

Lotion Bars 

  • 4 oz. beeswax 
  • 4 oz. shea (use cocoa butter for 1 or 2T of this) 
  • 3 oz. oil (avocado, apricot kernel, etc.) 
  • 1 oz. grapeseed oil 
  • fragrance or essential oil (optional) 

Melt beeswax, then add cocoa butter and shea butter. When it is totally melted, add the oils. Mix well, and pour into a liquid measuring cup and allow to cool a bit. Add some FO or EO to this and pour into molds. If you’d like, you can put in an extra 1 oz. with the main oils and leave out the grapseed oil. All ingredients are by weight. 

No Cocoa Butter Lotion Bar 

  • 2 parts coconut oi 
  • 1 part shea butte 
  • 2 parts beeswax 
  • 1 1/2 parts Grapeseed Oil 
  • **OR** 
  • 1 part Apricot Kernel Oil 

Melt all, add fragrance/essential oils if desired and pour into mold or container. 

Simple Lotion Bars 

  • 1 part oil (sunflower; olive; almond etc) 
  • 1 part beeswax 
  • 1 part butter (cocoa, shea; shea; mango etc) 
  • fragrance oil or essential oil (optional) 

Melt oil, beeswax and butter together and add scent if desired. You can always remelt it and add more ingredients if it is too hard or too soft. To make it harder add more beeswax; to make it softer, add more oil. The oils/butters can be mixed to make the whole part.

Posted in on November 27, 2008
Recipe entered by: Lena

1 Comment

  1. Heather on May 2, 2009 at 11:57 am

    Ooo, I have been thinking abut making a lotion bar now that my coconut oil is small enough (it was a big bin of it and now I have a bath bar size piece). These are great ideas.

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