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Recipe: DIY Lip Repair for Lips that are a Little Dry

DIY recipe lip repair illipe butter pomegranate oil passion fruit oil beeswax a little dry lips

1 tbl spoon illipe butter
1 tbl spoon pomegranate oil
1 tbl spoon passion fruit oil
1/2 tea spoon raw yellow beeswax

 

DIY recipe lip repair illipe butter pomegranate oil passion fruit oil beeswax a little dry lips

Melt beeswax (30-60 seconds in the microwave).

Add illipe butter and reheat until the mixture melts (another 0-30 seconds).

Stir in pomegranate oil and passion fruit oil. Shake. Store upside down.

At room temperature, the creation takes about a day to cool and sets. In the meantime, you can use it as a liquid or put it in the refrigerator or freezer for faster setting.

Recipe: DIY Moisturizer Combination Skin

1 tbl. of kokum butter
1 tbl. of cocoa butter
1 tbl. of ivory shea butter
1 tbl. of tamanu oil

Heat kokum butter until it melts, about two minutes in the microwave for big clump and about 1 minute for small pieces.

Stir in cocoa and ivory shea butter. Depending on how hot the kokum butter is, the shea and cocoa may melt on their own, but the mixture might need up to 30 seconds in the microwave.  

Stir in the tamanu oil and shake.  

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You can experiment with texture by varying the amount of kokum butter (more kokum means a more solid product).

Reheat for 1-3 minutes if the ingredients begin to separate. Store upside down.

I took these photos the next day. What do your creations look like? Share photos in the comment section below.

Recipe DIY Exfoliating Facial Scrub

1/4 cup honey

Recipe DIY Exfoliating Facial Scrub Honey Sugar demerara date coconut light dark muscovado sucanat course fine personalized.jpeg

1/4 cup sugar 

1 tea spoon of ground vanilla, mint, or lemon balm

 1/4 oz aloe vera oil

Mix the sugar into the honey and stir. Work in batches if the honey is thick. Stir in aloe vera oil and vanilla, mint, or lemon balm. Store upside down in leak-proof container.

I prefer aloe vera oil to the gel because I find it mixes into honey more easily.

Which sugar is right for you? Demerara? Sucanat? Light Muscovado? Dark Muscovado? Date? Coconut? Personalize your Prismatic kits to see.

 

Cocoa Butter

Did you know that the ancient Mayans used cocoa beans as money? Well, they had a good reason for doing so.

Many of our kits include this luxurious cousin to chocolate in its pure, raw form.  Cocoa butter is filled with vitamin K, Vitamin E, oleic acid, stearic acid, palmitic acid, Cocoa butter's structure makes it uniquely able to help seal moisture into the skin, and help collagen production. Cocoa butter is believed to be an anti-oxidant and anti-inflammatory. It may even help boost the immune system. Shouldn't we give nature's gift to us a try?