Healing Hand Cream~DIY

Healing Hand Cream with Jojoba Oil

Recipe by:

Jennafer Ashley

Heal dry, cracked hands with this homemade hand cream made with just three natural ingredients.


  • Double boiler
  • 6 oz jar


  • 1/2 cup shea butter
  • 2 t jojoba oil
  • 5 drops lavender essential oil


  • To Make: Melt the shea butter in a double boiler over medium heat until it liquifies, about 7 minutes. Let it cool in the refrigerator for 15 minutes, then remove. The mixture should be opaque in color.
  • Whisk the shea butter vigorously for 5 minutes, until thick and fluffy. When ready, add in the jojoba oil and essential oil to thoroughly combine.
  • Transfer the mixture to a 6-ounce jar and store in a cool, dry spot.
  • To Use: Scoop out ½ teaspoon of lotion and massage into hands or heels of your feet. Apply at night, right before bed, for best results.
Naturally moisturize your hands with this 3-ingredient night cream that leaves your skin feeling smooth and youthful. Keep it handy for those harsh winter months!


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