Cocoa-Shea Hand Butter Bars: A Break From Class Notes

Cooling hand butter bars. I made one round shape which is why there is an empty in the mold.
 Today I was in the mood to make some soap - unfortunately I was out of a necessary ingredient!

I have very dry skin that gets more intense in the Winter.  I like to using a barrier cream - one that is not  sticky and that makes my skin feel quenched and protected. Since I couldn't make soap today I decided to made some hand butter bars instead.These bars are about 2.75 inches long and 1 inch high. They are made from beeswax, cocoa butter, shea butter, jojoba oil and avacado oil with a bit of neroli essential oil added for a heavenly scent. Yum! They really do the trick!
Finished hand butter bars. Divine! They are just a tiny bit sticky at first  because of the Jojoba oil that's in the recipe. That feeling disappears really fast however - leaving my hands feeling like silk! It's a good thing!


  1. they sound good enough to I will go eat a Christmas cookie instead.


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