This homemade moisturizing body gel smells good and leaves your skin soft.

Yield: 3-4 cups

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup – purified water
  • 1 teaspoon – unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 cup – vegetable glycerine
  • 1 cup – honey
  • 3 Tablespoons – cherry juice
  • 3 Tablespoons – lavender floral water
  • 3 Tablespoons – vanilla extract

Directions:

Combine all ingredients in a large microwave safe bowl or measuring cup. Microwave the ingredients for 2 minutes, stopping every 30 seconds to give a few stirs. Your final product should be a translucent, fragrant, and lightly moisturizing gel. If the gel becomes too thick, add a few teaspoons of water until the desired consistency is achieved. Store in covered container in refrigerator for up to 2 weeks. To Use: Thoroughly work into clean, dry skin. Allow to dry completely before dressing. *Try adding a few tablespoons of aloe Vera gel to create a creamy, after sun skin soother.

The Author: The National Honey Board

Photo Credit: The National Honey Board

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