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Lavender Foot Cream

This Lavender Food Cream Recipe is an easy DIY Homemade Foot Moisturizer scented with lavender essential oils. This cream will help beautifully to soften your feet and cracked heels and hopefully help contribute to a restful sleep.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Course: Natural Beauty Products
Cuisine: Americana
Keyword: Balms and Creams, Lavender Foot Cream, Natural Beauty Products, Tallow Balm, Tallow Lavender Foot Cream
Servings: 4 ounces
Author: Mary's Nest

Equipment

  • Double boiler or sauce pan combined with a small bowl that can fit over the sauce pan
  • Hand held electric beater or stand mixer

Ingredients

  • 3.5 ounces Beef tallow
  • 2 tablespoons Olive oil or other oil of choice, such as sesame oil, avocado oil, or coconut oil
  • 25-50 drops Lavender essential oil

Instructions

  • Melt the tallow in the top pot of a double boiler or in a bowl that fits over a saucepan. (You should fill the lower part of the double boiler or the saucepan with about 2 inches of water that you have brought to a medium simmer.) Once melted, turn off the heat and add the olive oil to the melted tallow and stir well.
  • Remove the double boiler or saucepan and fitted bowl and allow the tallow to cool at room temperature for approximately 10 minutes.
  • Now add the lavender essential oil. Mix well.
  • Allow the mixture to cool in the refrigerator for 30 minutes or up to 1 hour. Then remove the mixture from the refrigerator and use an electric hand mixer (or stand mixer with the whip attachment) to whip the balm into a cream-like consistency.
  • Decant the foot cream into a lidded jar, and store in a cool dark place, such as a cabinet or pantry.
  • The shelf life of the balm is approximately 1 year. Please see "Important Information" in the Recipe Notes section below before using any cream made with tallow balm and essential oils.

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Notes

Important Information: This recipe is intended for adult use only and is not recommend to be used on children, infants, or babies. Exercise caution when using a tallow balm or tallow cream for the first time.  Always do a patch test on a small area of skin to make sure that the tallow, oils, and essential oils agree with your skin.
Notice: Use caution when following this recipe and the accompanying method, or any recipe and method described here and on this website. The author and publisher will not be held responsible for any adverse effects that may arise from the use of this recipe and method or any other recipe and method on this website.
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