Get a Restful Night's Sleep With This DIY Lush Sleepy Body Lotion

POPSUGAR - Sunday, 17 September 2017

If you have trouble winding down when it comes time for bed, you're not alone.

Whip up this DIY sleepy body lotion, filled with calming lavender and ylang-ylang oil extracts, for a little peace of mind.

Apply before bedtime for a relaxing (and moisturizing) night's sleep! Related Make Your Own Sleepy-Time Eye Mask Laced With Lavender DIY Lush Sleepy Body Lotion From Lisa Barnet Ingredients 3 tablespoons almond oil 1 tablespoon jojoba oil 2 teaspoons cocoa butter 2 teaspoons beeswax pellets 20 drops lavender essential oil 15 drops ylang-ylang essential oil 1/4 cup vegetable glycerin 1/4 cup distilled water 25 drops natural purple food coloring Directions 2.

Before beginning, wash all containers and equipment thoroughly and sanitize in boiling water. 4.

Place a heatproof glass bowl over a pot of simmering water and add almond oil, jojoba oil, cocoa butter, and beeswax.

Heat until melted and pour into a small glass container. Stir in lavender and ylang-ylang oils. 6.

Add glycerin and mix with an immersion blender until smooth and creamy.

Add food coloring to water and, with blender running, slowly add to oil mixture in a thin stream.

Continue blending until lotion is completely emulsified. 8.

Transfer to a covered glass jar and store in refrigerator. Information Yield 1 4 oz.

jar Cook Time 30 minutes Average ( votes): Print recipe .

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