Whether your hands are dry from lots of hand-washing, gardening, or you'd just like to make yourself or someone else a gift, have a go at this easy Hand Cream Bar recipe. It has just 3 ingredients and is super quick to make.


Time to make: 15 minutes

You will need: Saucepan and heatproof bowl, spoon, weighing scales.


60g coconut oil
60g shea butter or cocoa butter
60g beeswax


1. Combine all ingredients in a microwavable bowl or a double boiler.
2. Melt, stirring well and pour into moulds.
3. Give the lotion bars a few hours to set before popping out of the molds.
4. Enough for 4x 40g bars


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