Moisturiser recipe base

This recipe is a great base. It is highly adaptable depending on what you want it to be. It is a firm, butter like recipe and can also be scented how you wish.

Want a nourishing night cream? Increase the amount of shea butter and jojoba.

Want to make it lighter? Lose the beeswax.

Want to tint it? Easy, add in some fine cacao or cinnamon powder.


1 cup Coconut oil

1/2 tbl Jojoba oil

1/2 cup Beeswax, natural

1 cup Shea Butter


Melt oils, butter and beeswax gently over a water bath in a glass bowl. Pour quickly into your preferred vessel and allow to set. To use warm in your fingertips and use sparingly.

If you find this recipe too oily, increase the quantity of the shea butter and decrease the coconut oil.