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Make Your Own Aromatherapy Face Cream

Make Your Own Aromatherapy Face Cream

Measure the sweet almond and avocado oil into a sterilized Pyrex container. Add the shaved beeswax. Bring a double boiler filled with water to a boil. Set the Pyrex container in the box, gently warming the oil and beeswax mixture until the beeswax is melted. Remove immediately from the stove. In a separate bowl, dilute the lecithin granules in the cup of lukewarm purified water. Pour the water-lecithin mixture into the blender and begin blending. Slowly add the oil mixture, blending until the mixture forms a cream. Finally, add the essential oils (chamomile, eucalyptus, frankincense, lavender, patchouli and ylang ylang. Blend until combined. Immediately fill sterilized glass jars and label. The cream lasts about 6 months when kept refrigerated.

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