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DIY lotion bar on a white place with essential oils and dried roses behind it

Nourishing DIY Lotion Bar Recipe

Help protect and nourish dry skin with this easy lotion bar recipe.
Course Skincare
Keyword DIY lotion bars, lotion bar recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Author Amy



  • In a double boiler or microwave safe bowl, place beeswax, shea butter, and oil. Heat until completely melted stirring frequently.
  • Stir in essential oils and vitamin e oil.
  • Pour into silicon molds and allow to cool completely.
  • Pop DIY lotion bars out of mold and store in a container with a lid or ziplock bag.


To use: Place in hand to heat up a bit and then rub on hands and body.
*If you like a want a harder lotion bar use 2 tbs of oil.
*If you want more of a "softer" hard lotion bar add 3 tbs oil. This gives it a smoother consistency that melts a little easier.
These lotion bars will last 12-18 months without an issue.