Recipe: Nourishing Hand Cream


Ingredients and Tools

  • 4 tablespoons beeswax pastilles
  • 1 teaspoon carnauba or candelilla wax
  • 4 tablespoon sweet almond, avocado, or jojoba oil
  • 1 teaspoon liquid glycerin
  • A couple drops essential oil of choice
  • A couple drops Vitamin E oil (optional)


  1. In a double boiler or microwave, melt beeswax, wax, glycerin, and oil.
  2. Remove from heat and add Vitamin E and essential oils. Blend thoroughly.
  3. Transfer to a glass container with tight-fitting lid.
  4. Allow cream to cool and set before using.
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