Saturday, August 31, 2013

Making Hand Cream

I think a nice thick hand cream is just wonderful. I like the feel of thick cream, and when applied before bedtime it makes my hands nice. I purchased some Bath and Body Works Hand Cream at Goodwill...but it is so thin and runny. Now, what to do about it. I found this easy method to make my own cream using the thin lotion. I am making use of this recipe to fix the lotion I have, so I am not using Baby Lotion.

16 oz Lotion
8   oz Vaseline
8   oz Vitamin E cream

These things can be found at the dollar store.

Here is a link to the blog that inspired me, and the directions:
She suggests making these for gifts...a good idea!


  1. I have been making this hand cream for a couple of years now, my MIL gave me the recipe. It is truly wonderful! :)

  2. That's one thing I really would like to start making - hand cream or lotion.

  3. Great info! I am a hand cream, face cream, lotion addict! But I prefer as natural as possible...hope you had a wonderful holiday...Blessings~~~Roxie


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