Geranium and Orange Massage Bars Recipe
Picture massage oil in solid form, and you've got yourself a massage bar – a sustainable marvel that requires no wasteful packaging. While they're a planet-friendly choice, it's wise to keep these bars wrapped and stored in the refrigerator. Hot weather can turn them into a puddle, and leaving them unwrapped might invite dust.
The Geranium and Orange Massage Bars recipe foundation is elegantly simple. If cocoa butter stars as your key ingredient, there's no need for beeswax to bind it together. Cocoa butter works wonders, melting seamlessly into the skin. Its charm extends to pregnant individuals using it on stretch-prone areas to maintain suppleness.
Crafting this recipe results in a pair of 2oz (50g) bars. Feel free to adjust quantities for larger batches – perfect for gifting. Be mindful of your chosen molds; their volumes differ and may necessitate quantity tweaks.
Choosing molds can be a lot of fun, but try and pick something that is possibly simpler and more elegant. Remember we have to remove it from the mold and we want it to look as neat as possible. Try using other things to mold you geranium and orange massage bar, like ice cube trays or baking molds or chocolate.
How to use your massage bar. Simply rub into the skin after a nice warm bath or shower. Use it as a moisturiser.
Ingredients for Geranium and Orange Massage Bars
- 2 and half ozs or 70g cocoa butter
- 1oz or 30g shea butter
- 10 drops orange essential oil
- 10 drops geranium essential oil
- double boiler
- soap molds