We like making some of our hygiene items around the homestead especially when it’s easy, inexpensive and healthier.
Moisturizing Lotion Bars
1/2 c beeswax
1/2 c shea butter
1/2 c coconut oil
1 tsp vitamin E oil
15 drops essential oil
Pour beeswax, coconut oil and shea butter in glass jar.  Place jar in saucepan with 1-1.5 inches of boiling water. Stir until melted. (about 10-15 min) Once melted, let it rest for 3 minutes. Add essential oils and vitamin E. Pour into molds (we used candle tart molds). For an exfoliating bar sprinkle oatmeal into the bottom of the mold. Enjoy making your own lotion bars!

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The Eyerly Family is a tight knit family from Texas. Married for 10 years Dane and Deena are the parents to six awesome kids! In 2021 the Eyerly's are leaving normal life behind to travel full-time throughout the United States in their Double Decker Bus which has been converted to a tiny home. They've been featured in Yahoo! News, Yahoo! Finance, Yahoo! Style, Medium, and Latestly. Learn more about The Eyerly's here.

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