DIY Hand and Body Lotion

Makes an excellent overnight moisturizer. Only 3 ingredients, 3 minutes, and completely natural!

DIY Hand and Body Lotion


  • 1 cup pure shea butter softened
  • 1 cup pure coconut oil room temperature
  • 75-100 drops of lavender or other essential oil. Use more or less to your liking
  • 1/3 cup arrowroot powder* Adding the arrowroot results in moist optional, glowing skin without an oily residue.


  1. Place all ingredients in a stand mixer or large bowl. Beat until soft peaks form, then transfer to glass storage containers.

Recipe Notes

You'll need less of this than commercial moisturizers - just a dime size is plenty for both hands and arms.

If you like this one you can check out our other Homemade DIY  Tutorials HERE