Homemade Aloe Vera Body Lotion
Aloe vera is found to have good skin soothing effect. It will hydrate the body and will act as a moisturizer. A lotion made out of aloe vera will be ideal for dry skin and can be applied all over the body. You can also use for kids as well. Being a homemade product it does not have any preservatives or chemicals.
Recipes for Body Lotion
Aloe vera and Lanolin Lotion
Take one cup aloe vera gel or juice in a blender and to this add one teaspoon vitamin E oil and one teaspoon lanolin and mix them well. Take 1/3rd cup of coconut oil in a microwave bowl and add 3/4ounce beeswax in to this bowl. Heat this mixture of oil and beeswax in microwave for about 30 seconds and take it out and mix the ingredients well. Again keep the bowl in microwave for 10 seconds and stir again. Repeat this process till you get the beeswax melted uniformly. Now add Â¾ cup of almond oil in to the oil and beeswax mixture and heat the entire content again for another 10 seconds.
Turn on the blender that contains aloe vera mixture and add the beeswax mixture very slowly in to the blender and run the blender in medium speed till you get a mixture that has the consistency of mayonnaise. Now add one teaspoon essential oil of your preference in to the mixture. You can add strawberry, lavender or vanilla essential oil. Then store the lotion in a glass bottle and keep it in a cool and dry place.
Aloe vera and Shea Butter Lotion
Take 8 tablespoon shea butter in a bowl and heat it at a temperature of 200 degree for about 15 minutes in a microwave. Then take it out and add 3 rounded tablespoon emulsifying wax and 4 tablespoon each of olive oil and almond oil and mix them well. In another bowl take 3 cups of aloe vera juice or gel and 3 tablespoon glycerin. Keep the bowl in micro wave at a temperature of 120 degree. Now add the aloe vera glycerin mixture in to the wax and oil mixture with constant whipping. Keep the mixture for another 30 minutes for cooling with constant stirring. Afterwards add one teaspoon fragrance oil and if required add the colorant like emerald green liquid of 3 drops. Now store the lotion in a container.