Homemade Honey Hand Balm

Our rich Honey Hand Balm is easy to make, helps tackle dry skin, and has multiple uses other than a hand balm. Use it as a lotion, hair conditioner, or cuticle cream. It can even help soothe a sunburn after a pool day in the summer!

You’ll need:

½ cup coconut oil
¼ cup almond oil
5 tbsp beeswax pastilles
1 tbsp shea butter
1½ tbsp Aunt Sue’s® Raw & Unfiltered Honey
10–20 drops of lavender essential oil
8-ounce glass jar, or several small tins with lids


Combine all ingredients, except the honey and essential oils, into a microwave-safe bowl. Heat in 30-second intervals for two minutes, or until all ingredients have melted. Mix in the honey and essential oils and immediately pour into the jar. Let cool to room temperature.

To adjust the texture, melt the balm again and add either more beeswax or more essential oils.

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