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I stumbled across this Lotion Bar recipe on Pinterest.   *gasp*  That place I spend entirely too much time!  The pictorial is very easy to follow, and straightforward.   Made with three easy-to-find ingredients:  beeswax, almond oil and coconut oil (one part each)

The recipe:  Frugal by Choice, Cheap by Necessity: How do you make lotion bars? None of your beeswax!.

About Beeswax:  “Beeswax locks in moisture, fosters cells and protects skin from damaging environmental factors. Honeygirlorganic.com reports beeswax effectively “softens your skin and creates a long-lasting protective coating against the elements. It also is a naturally nourishing moisturizer as well as being anti-inflammatory, antibacterial, anti-allergenic and a germicidal antioxidant.” According to Botanical.com, “Even after processing, beeswax still remains a biologically active product, retaining some anti-bacterial properties and also contains some vitamin A, which is necessary for normal cell development.” The Mayo Clinic recommends lip balm made from beeswax…

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