Homemade Hand Cream Recipes

This homemade hand cream recipe contains essential oils with proven aromatherapy benefits such as neroli for happiness, rose for an equilibrium booster and patchouli for its antiseptic and aphrodisiac properties.

Try it as you learn how to make homemade hand lotions and creams. You’ll need a bottle to store this light cream or lotion. Click here to see an example of an appropriate type of bottle.

Homemade Lotion Recipe

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5 ml (1 tsp) Monoi de Tahiti
160 ml (2/3 cup) Lotion Base
5 ml (1 tsp) Avocado Oil
5 ml (1 tsp) Organic Rose Water
5 Drops Neroli Essential Oil
5 Drops Rose Essential Oil
5 Drops Vanilla
5 Drops Orange Essential Oil
10 Drops Patchouli Essential Oil
  • 1. In a double-boiler, melt the monoi de Tahiti.
  • 2. Remove from heat and add the lotion base. Mix well.
  • 3. Add the avocado oil and rosewater and mix well.
  • 4. Transfer to the bottle and let it cool for a few minutes.
  • 5. Shake well and add the essential oils and shake again.
  • 6. Label the bottle with today’s date and content.

Purchase Homemade Lotions and Creams

Smitten hand cream
is heavenly and it’s made with a homemade hand cream recipe from LUSH. The decadent almond scent and creamy moisturizing (but not greasy) effects will have you smelling your hands all day.

Who said that instant relaxation exercises would have to be difficult? Get instant peace of mind by buying
Charity Pot body lotion by LUSH.

This homemade body cream can be used as a homemade hand cream. Your hands and body will feel very soft and you’ll feel great knowing that every single one of the pennies you spent went towards a charity (except taxes).

Its fair trade cocoa butter and natural oils are paired with easy aromatherapy recipes that contain marigold, geranium and ylang ylang essential oils.

Go ahead and check out the selection of
homemade hand cream recipes, lotions
and other natural products that LUSH Cosmetics has to offer. Don’t forget their famous
LUSH bath bombs!

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Tired of chemical-laden lotions? You can make your own homemade hand lotion with natural ingredients.

The best hand lotion is often the one that you make with your favorite easy aromatherapy recipes that provide you with the aromatherapy benefits you are looking for.

If you are looking for a little inspiration, comfort and feeling boost, then jasmine essential oil may just be the essential oil for you.

The natural hand lotion recipe shown on this page also contains bergamot and petit grain.

You should avoid exposing your skin to sunlight after putting on this lotion as bergamot is a photosensitizer that may cause discoloration of the skin. Learn more about bergamot here.

Bergamot also has some anti-depressive properties and petit-grain will calm you down.

Homemade Hand Lotion Recipe

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100 ml (6 tbs) Light Lotion Base
50 ml (4 tbs) Oat Plant Milk
5 ml (1 tsp) Cornflower Water
15 drops Jasmine Essential Oil
10 drops Bergamot Essential Oil
5 drops Petitgrain Essential Oil
  • 1. Pour the light lotion base into a glass or plastic bottle that can hold 200 to 250 ml (8 to 10 oz). Click here to view appropriate blue bottles.
  • 2. Add the oat plant milk and cornflower water, put the cap on and shake well.
  • 3. Add the essential oils, put the cap on and shake well.
  • 4. Make sure to create a label to indicate what your bottle contains.

Other Homemade Lotions

If you don’t have the time of patience to make your own homemade hand lotion, you can purchase them online from LUSH Cosmetics.

LUSH calls this homemade lotion "an epidermal elixir of excellence." The
Dream Cream body cream
contains natural ingredients that transform dry and bumpy skin into baby skin.

Use it as a homemade hand lotion or as a body lotion. Simply use a small dollop on your skin before going to bed and your skin will be silky and comforted within days.

Sympathy for the Skin Body Cream
looks like vanilla bean custard, you can use it as a hand cream recipe or homemade body lotion.

Once applied to your skin, sandalwood and almond scents will be released to join the vanilla scent.

This natural hand and body lotion is substantial but not greasy and it will transform your weathered parched skin into a soft velvety skin.

Do you love flowers? This
Potion homemade lotion
smells like carnations, roses and tangerines.

Moisturize your skin with this natural body lotion that can also be used as a natural hand lotion. It contains cocoa butter, almond oil and of course rose petal infusion and fresh tangerine.

The overall effect is a hand lotion recipe that will soften and tone your skin. It can also be used as a natural after sun lotion.

Feel free to visit LUSH Cosmetics to view their selection of
homemade hand lotions, creams,

shampoos, soaps and wordly acclaimed
LUSH bath bombs!