Ok…that Baby Balm is my very first homemade cosmetic…I made it for the first time….wooooo…almost 26 years ago…
Ingredients you will need:
Argan Oil (Shop The Spoiled Bee): 2 tbsp
Beeswax Shop The Spoiled Bee): 4 to 6 tsp (depending on the texture you want and how covering you want it, see photos below)
Geranium essential oil (Shop The Spoiled Bee) (pelargoniumx asperum is more effective on fungus…but geranium bourbon is fine too): 4 drops
Zinc oxide powder (is a natural mineral ingredient which is a perfect skin healer and protector): 2 tsp.
Vitamine E (Shop The Spoiled Bee): 5 drops
How to proceed:
Pour argan, hazelnut oil, almond oil, beeswax and honey in a bowl, heat it in a double pan heating (bain-marie), stir and allow the beeswax to melt. As soon as beeswax is liquid, take you bowl out of the pan and pour essential oils and vitamine E as well as the zinc oxide powder*, stir energetically to allow all the ingredients to mix, pour immediatly your mixture in a sterilized recycled jar (marmelade jars are perfect, prefer glass).
Once cooling, your balm will have a firm and creamy aspect (don’t use it warm!!!)
*zinc oxide is a powder, therefore be careful not to inhale it while the powder is free, a large amount of free powder in your lungs could be irritating, once introduced in the balm, it doesn’t present any risk of inhalation and has wonderful protecting and healing properties 🙂
If you use 6 tsp of beeswax, you balm will look like that:
If you use 4 tbsp of beeswax, your baby balm will have that look:
You can use on babies bottom to protect against rashes, lavender essential oil is a good skin healer and will kill germs on your baby skin…while balancing your baby’s skin flora.
All the ingredients are safe proved, natural and cruelty free 🙂
Main commercialized balms are full of chemicals, it is a nonsense…babies skin are absorbing chemicals through their skin twice as fast as an adult…some ingredients will stay…forever…will get accumulated
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and if you have babies around…it is a must do!!! It is a perfect gift for a baby shower or birth present!!!
Happy lucky babies!!!