This is a solid lotion bar that is handy to use for travel. You can carry a small bar in a purse or backpack. I like to have a bar handy by my kitchen sink. It is especially hydrating to use a bar after a bath or shower. You can vary the ingredients to make bars specific for the face, hard working hands, cracked feet, pregnant bellies, baby bottoms and more. I have also given you a deodorant bar variation on this recipe below.
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You can take the above recipe and make it into a very effective deodorant bar as well. Just add th additional ingredients listed below into your formula once it is melted. You can use the deodorant bar under your arms or on your feet.
About the Author:
Elaine Sheff has been studying medicinal plants since 1987. A Clinical Herbalist, she is a graduate of both the Rocky Mountain Center for Botanical Studies and the Southwest School of Botanical Medicine. Elaine is a certified instructor of Fertility Awareness and Natural Family Planning, a safe, effective birth control method used to avoid or achieve pregnancy. She has a clinical practice providing herbal consultations for individuals with health concerns. Elaine teaches herb classes throughout the United States and is the original co-founder of Meadowsweet Herbs. She is the co-director of Green Path Herb School in Missoula, Montana. A best selling author, her latest book is called Naked: Botanical Recipes for Healthy Skin. You can often find Elaine in her garden or cooking gluten free.