Essential OilsExtra Moisturizing Hand Cream Recipe for Homesteading Rough Hands

Extra Moisturizing Hand Cream Recipe for Homesteading Rough Hands

Homemade Extra Moisturizing Hand Cream Recipe for Homesteading Rough Hands is the perfect natural lotion that penetrates deeply and revitalizes.

Extra Moisturizing Hand Cream Recipe for Homesteading Rough Hands - Natural Beauty - The Homestead Survival

Here is a recipe to make this hand cream for really dry rough skin on your hands, going after dryness, peeling, and signs of hard work. Skin will dry out, callus and even crack when your hands are not protected by gloves.


1/4 cup Shea Butter (Click Here to Buy) 

2 Tablespoons Beeswax (Click Here to Buy) 

1/8 cup Sweet Almond Oil (Click Here to Buy) 

9 drops Cedarwood essential oil (Click Here to Buy) 

9 drops Sandalwood essential oil (Click Here to Buy)

Stainless Steel Boiler 2.5-Quart   (Click Here to Buy) 


This homemade recipe is features all of the hydrating things that goes into the skin to soften up dry skin. Get the following to mix up: 1/4 cup of Shea butter, 1/8 cup of sweet almond oil, 2 tablespoons of beeswax, and 9 drops each of lavender essential oil and cedarwood essential oil.

First, take the Shea butter, almond oil, and beeswax and melt them slowly in double boiler over very slow heat. Do not let an water get inside your melting mixture. You can use a microwave if you have no other option. It should take 30 seconds to get it all melted; remove and let it cool off for 5-10 minutes. Stir in the essential oils, then pour the mix into a container, close it tight, and let it harden overnight.

Use in the evening to moisturize your hands and massage it in really good. Wrap your hands in plastic cling wrap to prolong the moisturizing effects over night. In the morning, unwrap your hands and rub in the hand lotion thoroughly. It will dry incredible fast. Repeat when needed.


As an added bonus, You may want to take a peek at the article “Gardener’s Hand Cream Recipe”:


Melissa Francis
Melissa Francis
Greetings! I'm Melissa Francis, the founder and primary contributor to The Homestead Survival. With over 20 years of experience in homesteading, sustainability, and emergency preparedness, I've dedicated my life to helping others achieve a simpler, more self-reliant lifestyle.

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