A Recipe to Create Your Own Multi-purpose Baby Balm
Written by Sarah Coligan of Urban Soap Bar
This recipe makes 4oz
- 1- 4 oz. container with lid (or 2, 2oz containers)
- 1 small microwave safe container
- 2 tablespoons of beeswax (If you can find pellets, they will melt much quicker.)
- 3 tablespoons of 100% Shea butter
- 3 tablespoons of sweet almond oil
- 3-5 drops of Lavender or Chamomile Essential Oil. (optional)
- Combine the beeswax, shea butter and almond oil into a microwave safe bowl.
- Heat in the microwave in 30 second increments, stirring often.
- Once melted, add in 3-5 drops of essential oil and mix.
- Pour the mixture into a steril 4 oz. jar and allow to cool.
- Balm will solidify as it cools. Once completely cooled, attach lid and use as needed.
About the Balm
This balm is known to be good for the treatment of eczema, diaper rash, dry skin, cradle cap and even used to sooth into a calming sleep.
Note: Please make sure any essential oils you use are skin safe and Pure or Natural before application. These oils are known to be safe for baby use: Roman Chamomile, Lavender, Tea Tree, Frankincense, Lemon and Wild Orange
Sarah Coligan, dedicated mom and entrepreneur is the owner of Urban Soap Bar located in LaPorte, TX. She has been perfecting the craft of bath and body products since 2013. Stop by her shop or visit her online for more tutorials at www.urbansoapbar.com.