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DIY hand cream for dry skin

DIY Hand Cream for Dry Hands

You will love this thick, moisturizing cream for dry, cracked hands!
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
cooling time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 1 container
Cost $9


  • ½ cup lanolin
  • ¼ cup shea butter
  • 2 tsp beeswax
  • 1 TBSP Vit. E oil
  • 20 drops lavender essential oil


  • Gather all your ingredients Place about 2 teaspoons of this mixture on a small dish and let it cool.
  • Measure the lanolin, shea butter, beeswax pellets, and Vitamin E oil and add them to your pyrex measuring cup or double-boiler.
  • Over low heat, heat this mixture up until everything is melted and liquid. Note: the beewax will take longest to melt.
  • If you like your DIY hand cream to be a bit softer you can add 1-2 tablespoons of your favorite oil to thin it down a bit.
  • Add up to 20 drops of lavender essential oil.
  • Fill this hand cream into your preferred container and let it solidify at room temperature, in the refrigerator, or in the freezer.