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DIY | Make Your Own Homemade Body Lotion

Have you been on the look out for that perfect lotion that's just right for your skin type and what your skin needs during different seasons? If like me and your search is never ending well what if I were to tell you that you can make your very own homemade lotion with only a few cheap ingredients that you most likely already have lurking around in your bathroom?

Here I am going to tell you how to make your very own homemade body lotion you can leave it unscented or add a touch or vanilla, lavender or even peppermint the list is endless!

These make a lovely Christmas or Birthday gift and you can make up a big batch and give them out to friends. 

What you will need 
  • 16 ounces of baby lotion (use Johnson’s)
  • 8 ounces of Vaseline
  • 8 ounces of vitamin E cream
  • Containers to put the finish product in (I like the lotion bottles as you can easily pour it out, I found mine in Boots)
  • Scented extract (if wanted)
  • Labels

What to do
  1. Put all ingredients into a large mixing bowl
  2. Mix with an electric mixer until it resembles the consistency of icing
  3. Put into containers and enjoy!
  4. Decorate or label the containers if you wish to give it as a gift.

This is a really easy way to make your own body butter. Not only that but it is cheap and you can make as much as you want when you want. The vitamin E cream makes the lotion extremely revitalizing for your skin in a way that won't make it dry after use.

So What do you think?
Have you made this lotion or something similar? What are your favorite beauty at-home recipes? Let me know!



  1. Wonderful! I love creating my own beauty produces, this is just another one to try!

    Summer x


    1. Thank you.

      Heading on over to check out your blog :)

  2. I love your labels! So cute.


  3. I love this and will definitely try it myself :-) I found you through the "thistles and twigs blog hop". Feel free to visit my blog anytime and maybe follow back if you like what you see ;-)

    kisses Keke (Pakize)


    1. Thanks, sure will head on over now :)

  4. Just so happened to be looking for a quick lotion idea for some gift baskets I'm making and up this pops in my twitter feed. Thanks! Just so happen to have a huge bottle of baby lotion going spare.

  5. That is a really nice combo for lotion. My daughter has super sensitive skin and I am going to give this combo a try on her to see how it works. Great post.

  6. Great tip! I'd love for you to share this or any of your great ideas at the link party going on now (and every Saturday - Tuesday) at 'Or so she says ...' Hope to see you there! www.oneshetwoshe.com

  7. HI! I found you on the blog hop and am your newest follower. I was kinda maybe sorta hopin' that you'd pop on by and follow me back.

    Happy holidays!

  8. That sounds like a great idea.:) I like the packaging you've created. :)

  9. I'd be thrilled to receive this as a gift! What a great idea... Thanks for stopping by the blog hop! xx

  10. Handmake body lotion is a Trustable product. and I know a better website whose made different kind body lotion, body butter, Essential soap etc, I think this
    products is so good.

  11. can you use vitamin e oil rather then cream?

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