This simple hand cream recipe creates a pampering treat that will leave you with super soft hands and feet!

The balm-like cream absorbs into the skin quickly, banishes cracks and soothes chapped skin. And it doesn't leave greasy marks around the house! 

For a really good foot treatment, pop on some socks and wear overnight.

Time to make: 15 minutes

You will need: Saucepan and metal dish (or microwave-safe bowl and a microwave), spoon, weighing scales.


  • 40g coconut oil
  • 20g shea butter
  • 10ml jojoba oil
  • 7 drops of essential oil (we recommend lavender or bergamot)


1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil. Combine shea butter and coconut oil in a metal dish and melt over heat.  (Or you can melt the ingredients in a pyrex bowl in a microwave - 2 minutes on the defrost setting should do it!)

2. Remove from heat and as the mixture cools, stir in the jojoba oil and essential oil.

3. Pour into an airtight jar and place in the fridge to set

Makes: 60ml of balm

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