Lavender Tallow Lotion {Wellness Wednesday}
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Serves: 1 pint
  • 1 cup tallow
  • ½ cup beeswax pastilles
  • ½ cup avocado oil
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp shea butter
  • 1 tsp Vitamin E oil (optional)
  • 15-20 drops of Lavender essential oil (or your favorite scent)
  1. Pour all ingredients in your pint sized mason jar.
  2. Secure lid tightly.
  3. Place in a small pot with water about half way up the side of the jar.
  4. Turn stove on to medium high
  5. As contents in jar melts, use pot holder to grasp jar and shake.
  6. Return to water. Shake every few minutes until contents have melted.
  7. Remove from stove to cool
  8. Do not open jar and apply lotion until it has cooled completely.
  9. *Note this can be done on the stove with a double boiler but the above steps save you from washing dishes!
Recipe by A Nourished Appetite at