This homemade moisturizing body gel smells good and leaves your skin soft.
Yield: 3-4 cups
- 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
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.: The National Honey Board