Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

Nourishing lotion with a mild, nutty scent from Janice Cox's Natural Beauty at Home.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1.23 ml borax
  • 59.14 ml distilled water
  • 14.79 ml wheat germ oil
  • 14.79 ml castor oil
  • 14.79 ml almond oil
  • 4.92 ml vitamin E
  • 29.58 ml grated beeswax


  1. Mix together the oils and beeswax in the top of a water bath and heat gently until beeswax is melted.
  2. In a separate vessel, combine the borax and water, and heat in the microwave or on the stovetop until very hot, but not quite boiling.
  3. Combine oil-mixture and water-mixture and mix briskly by hand or whip in a blender.
  4. Pour the lotion into a container and allow to cool completely. Store in a clean container with a lid.
  5. To use: massage into your skin as with any moisturizer.