7 DIY Lotion Bar Recipes for Soft & Glowing Skin


Lotion bars are highly needed to cleanse our body and at the same time make our skin glowing. We may find several artificial lotion bars in the market with various flavors and verities of essences. These lotion bars can make our skin clean and healthy for a while but, they cannot provide a long lasting fragrance along with an exceptionally smooth service which any homemade bar can cater to our body! So, it is inevitable that homemade lotion bars are comparatively more beneficial to our skin than any other ready made products. Apart from the several good qualities, the most applauding part of a homemade lotion bar is that it leaves a layer of moisture over your skin while use such product on a regular basis, when the ready made products contain with high potash that damage our skin if taken regularly on a certain amount!

Hence, shun those eye-catchy artificial lotion bars and try out some of these easy and effective DIY homemade lotion bars to get a soft and glowing skin in a natural way. Check out these simple and effortless recipes below-

Coconut Oil Lotion Bars:

Homemade Coconutoil lotion bar

Coconut oil lotion bar is one of the easiest and functional lotion bars ever that works great on any skin type. To make this item you need, 2/3 cup beeswax pastilles, 2/3 cup coconut oil, 15 to 20 drops of essential oils as per your choice and an empty tube.



At first, melt the beeswax into the coconut oil in a double boiler saucepan, after melting the beeswax completely, off the heater stirs essential oil into the mix. Then pour the mix carefully into a plastic tube and keep it n a cool place to be hardened. After get it hard properly use it as your daily bar while taking a bath. We will recommend you to add some skin-nourishing ingredients in such bars to make them more favorable cleanser for your skin.

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Shea Butter Lotion Bars:

Shea butter is a component that contains natural moisturizer in its every bit thus, bars which are made of this element nourishes magnificently on our skin. To make this bar you need, all the basic ingredients along with 2/3 cup olive oil and some Shea butter. To make the lotion bar, melt the beeswax into the hot oil and stir the Shea butter into that mix. After that, pour the liquid in some bar molds and leave them to firm. While the bars will stiff & hard, take them out of the molds and preserve it for regular use.

Vanilla Lotion Bars:

Vanilla lotion bar

Vanilla has a yummy flavor along with a nice fragrance as we all know, but we didn’t have any idea that this flavor could perform superbly when use on lotion bar, isn’t it? Children have a fetish for lotion bar while that one made of vanilla extract! To make this unique bar you need, 3 tbsp Shea butter, 1 tbsp cocoa butter, 2 tbsp coconut oil, 1 vitamin E capsule, 1 tbsp honey powder and 6 drops of vanilla essence.

Make 1 cup of lukewarm water in a pot, melt the butter into the oil and mix it into the warm water in a heat-proof glass measuring glass and cook for a few minutes in a low flame until the whole mixture smoothed properly. Now, remove the pot from the heat and add the vanilla essence oil into that mixture finely. Then, whisk the vitamin E capsule and honey into that mixture; pour the hot mixture into the silicon muffin tin and let them cool for several hours. Now, just enjoy the divining smell of this beneficial bar regularly, while taking a bath.

Coffee Lotion Bars:

Coffee Lotion Bar

Coffee has a natural resource which is known as caffeine helps to make our skin radiant and glossy. Consequently, products that are enriched with coffee extract work amazingly over our skin cells and come out with highly beneficial effects, which is no exceptional in the case of lotion bars as well! To make a coffee lotion bar you require, 8 tbsp ground coffee beans, 8 tbsp white sugar, 4 tbsp ground cinnamon, 4 tbsp cocoa butter and 2 tbsp coconut oil along with bar molds. At first, mix the dry ingredients in a bowl and set aside, melt the butter into the hot oil in a double boiler pot. Now stir all the ingredients finely and scoop the mixture into your mold, leave it untouched for a whole night until the bar gets firm and then use it for a healthy and cellulite-free skin on all over the body!

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Chocolate Scented Lotion Bars:

Chocolate scented Lotion bar

Chocolate scented lotion bar is mostly picked by the kids who love the flavor or essence of chocolate. This is one of the simplest items to make among the entire DIY bar recipes which mainly craft in the season of winter! To make this item, you need, ¾ cup coconut oil, ¾ cup grated beeswax, ½ cup cocoa butter, ¼ cup Shea butter, 20 drops of chocolate essential oil and 3 tbsp of Vitamin E oil.

At first, cook your grated beeswax, Shea butter, cocoa butter into the hot coconut oil in double boiler pot over the medium heat for 3 to 4 minutes, until the ingredients melted smoothly. Then move out the mixture from the gas and stir essential oil along with the vitamin oil into that mix. Then pour the mixture into your silicone mold and let it hard properly before using as the daily lotion bar.

Lotion Bars for Dry Skin:

Dry skin Lotion bar

We often suffer the trouble of having dry skin type, especially during the season of winter. Thus, a lotion bar that not only cleanses our body but also can solve this kind of typical crisis would be a blessing for us, right! Lemon lotion bar could work superbly in such crisis as a functional DIY lotion bar on dry skin type. To make this item you need, 1 cup of beeswax pastille, ½ cup of Shea butter, 2 cups of coconut oil and 4 tbsp fresh lemon oil along with 1 tbsp lemon extract or grated lemon husk.

To make this item, melt the butter and beeswax into the coconut oil in a saucepan over medium heat and cook for a few minutes. After let it cools for a while stir the oil and lemon extract into that mixture and pour it into a bar mold carefully. While the bar gets hard and firm properly rub it over your skin for cleansing the dead cells and moisturized the cells.

Lavender Lotion Bars:

Lavender Lotion bar

Lavender has a mesmerizing aroma along with a useful effect on our skin, thus, beauty products that are made of lavender extract work great over our skin. To make a lavender lotion bar you need, 2 ounces beeswax, 2 ounces coconut oil, 2 ounces cocoa butter and 10 to 20 drops of lavender oil. Follow the basic instructions we mentioned above, as in, cook the hard and thick ingredients until they turn to liquid and then stir the lavender essential oil drops into that mix; pour the liquid into several molds and leave to get firm appropriately. Then just unmold the bars and store them in a cool and dry place for the future references.

Homemade Lotion Bars

Without Beeswax Lotion Bars:

It has been observed that the utmost lotion bars are made from the beeswax element, but some people get allergenic from this beneficial product, while a few hate this item on their product. Thus, here we mention on useful lotion bar that doesn’t require any beeswax to craft or work as a bar. To make such item you need, 30 grams of mango butter, 10 grams of coconut oil and 15 drops of lavender essential oil.

Slowly melt the mango butter into the coconut oil in a double boiler pot, after melted the ingredients finely remove the pot and mix the essential oil into the stir and blend well. Now all you need is just pour them into some bar molds and let them firm properly before making use of this beeswax less bar as a skin-nourishment product.

 Homemade Lotion Bars


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