Beard Balm

Today’s #makeitmonday we’re going to show you how to make a super easy beard balm. With valentine’s day around the corner why not surprise your other half this year and get them something that you’ll both love… handmade beard balm! Although this initially doesn’t scream red roses, hearts, ‘I love you’, trust me, that hairy face you love so much will smell so good you won’t be able to stop kissing him!

Ingredients (makes approx. 225g)

60g Beeswax

85g Jojoba Oil

50g Shea butter

25g Argan oil 

1ml Vitamin E (optional)

4ml Essential/fragrance oils (we used 3ml Bay Rum and 1ml Lime)

Equipment

Weighing Scales

Saucepan

Glass bowl or jug (to fit into saucepan to make a double boiler)

Measuring spoons

Mixing spoons

Jars or tins and lids for storage

Method

  • Fill the saucepan approx. half way with water and place on a low heat
  • Weigh the beeswax, jojoba oil and shea butter into the glass bowl/jug and carefully place over the hot water in the saucepan.
  • Once the oils and wax is completely melted remove from the heat and add the argan oil, the vitamin E and essential/fragrance oils.
  • Stir well and pour into your chosen containers, let the balm cool and set before sealing with a lid.

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