Revive the skin on your hands, which is overexposed to the elements and often neglected, with this rich, protective cream that nourishes the hands and nails. The soothing and softening olive oil, regenerative hemp oil, nourishing cocoa butter, and protective beeswax moisturize and repair dry hands, while the healing and restorative essential oils are uplifting for the mind and increase well-being.
How to make
1Place the olive oil, hemp oil, cocoa butter, beeswax, and emulsifying wax in a glass bowl. Heat in a bain-marie until melted.
2 Heat the water to 176° F (80° C). Add the glycerine. Add the hot oil mixture to the hot water and mix with a handheld electric mixer. Add the essential oils and continue to mix.
3 Pour into a sterilized glass jar, let cool, and seal with a lid.
It will keep for up to 3 months.
– As a hand cream Gently massage the cream onto dry hands, rubbing it into your nails and cuticles. Apply as often as required.
Makes 4 fl oz (120 ml)
Olive oil 1 tbsp
Hemp oil 1 tbsp
Cocoa butter 1 tsp
Beeswax 1 tsp
Emulsifying wax 1 tbsp
Mineral water 2 fl oz (60 ml)
Glycerine 1 tsp
Petitgrain essential oil 8 drops
Lemon essential oil 4 drops
Bergamot essential oil 4 drops
Myrrh essential oil 2 drops
Treat your hands with this nourishing, rejuvenating, and beautifully scented hand cream.