Simple Homemade Body Lotion That’ll Instantly Make Your Skin Glowing

Let me guess..

You’re tired of buying expensive and luxury products that never made your skin looking better.

Think of how many of those times you ended up buying lotions, creams…and realizing you spent that money for nothing.

You can’t do this anymore!

You’re thinking about making the switch from a laundry list of toxic ingredients that you’d used in your daily skincare routine.

Chemicals are bad!

Frustrating, aren’t they?

You know you should switch to natural skin care products, but that sounds a little bit scary.

What about homemade body lotion?

You can’t stand forking out a ton of money for something when you can make it for a fraction of the cost myself.

You still don’t know what products to use and how to make it by yourself.

You know you have to keep trying but how? How do you know which ingredient is the best for your skin?

The truth:

You really need to make your own body lotion!

Let me show you how!

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How to make simple homemade body lotion for glowing skin
3-ingredient homemade body lotion for instant glow

This homemade body lotion recipe is super nourishing, super versatile and super simple, and all-natural, and includes free printable labels.

(The printable body label can be downloaded at the end of the post.  I recommend printing it on vinyl sticker paper, which is easier to apply and lasts longer than regular paper.)

You guys loved my non-greasy body butter so much, I felt it was high time for me to reformulate it with an even simpler recipe. This rose body butter melts to the touch and glides on like…well, butter.

This easy DIY body lotion is perfect for your entire body and feels exactly like store-bought lotion. This is the best body lotion recipe for glowing skin you’ll ever try!

While many types of homemade body lotion are thick and greasy, this natural body lotion recipe, light, and quick-absorbing. It leaves no greasy after-feel and is great for all skin types.

Welcome to the most luxurious easy homemade body lotion recipe on the planet. It looks like clouds from Heaven.

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Why It’s Time To Make Your Homemade Body Lotion

You’ve been wanting to make your own homemade body lotion for some time. And you really want to make your skin to be healthier and glowing.

Winter and cold weather really suck all the moisture out of you, especially your hands. You can use this DIY body lotion as a moisturizer.

Just massage it into the body skin and on the hands just right after your shower or whenever you need your skin to feel hydrated and happy and to be glowing of course. It’s very rich and lasts long too.

The Hidden Homemade Body Lotion Benefits Nobody Tells You About

It’s also perfect for your face. It is also great for baby skin, eczema, sunburns.

That’s why you will fell in love with this homemade body lotion for glowing skin! I created this awesome smelling easy homemade lotion recipe because I am a lotion junkie! I love it – yummy smelling lotions. And this is the best smelling body lotion recipe ever!

If you follow my blog series, you’ve probably seen that I had a lot of skin problems in the past. All these skin issues are because of endometriosis.

You can see how to take care of your skin all naturally. So, having my own easy body lotion recipe was very important for me. 

I like to have a homemade body lotion that will keep my skin feeling moisturized for hours…and of course, it needs to smell A-MAZING!!! So I thought I do some experimenting and see if I could create my own easy homemade lotion.

One of my favorite lotions smells is coconut almond (yes I like to imagine I’m on a tropical beach) so … that I’m LOVING!

And bonus!

This homemade lotion recipe uses essential oils! There are so many fascinating properties of essential oils. Not only do they smell amazing, but they can also actually help rejuvenate your skin too.  

homemade body lotion for glowing skin

How Do You Make Homemade Body Lotion That Doesn’t Suck

Making a natural lotion recipe is not difficult at all. And this is a super easy body lotion recipe.

What you will love about this homemade body lotion for glowing skin is that the recipe is easily customizable. This homemade body lotion recipe uses ingredients that are already shelf-stable.

As such, you can store yours for about six months. You won’t believe how easy this is to make! This is a homemade lotion with coconut oil. I’m a HUGE fan of coconut oil. I love slathering it on after a hot bath or shower. I have really dry skin, especially in the winter, and my skin just loves to soak up the coconut oil.

But for this easy homemade lotion recipe, you will use also shea butter and cocoa butter.

You will love this easy homemade body lotion for glowing skin because it is:

  • non-greasy
  • super easy to make (no fancy tools–just melt, stir and pour)
  • smells great
  • has flexible ingredients (so you can pretty much use what you have on hand)


How to choose essential oils for your body lotion recipe:

This easy homemade body lotion for glowing skin uses essential oils. While they aren’t necessary, adding them can turn your butter from being simply moisturizing to something that really addresses what is going on with your skin.

Dry or aging skin? Try rose and geranium.

Need to be energized and refreshed? Try lavender, lemon, and grapefruit.

Troubled skin like psoriasis or eczema? Try helichrysum, frankincense, lavender, sandalwood, chamomile, rose or jasmine.

Want to avoid Stretch Marks? Try helichrysum, lavender, patchouli, neroli, rose, and geranium

For essential oils, use whatever you like with the suggestions above being good for different issues. I used rose, orange, which was really heavenly smelling, especially combined with the fragrance of the coconut oil. Somehow I felt like a creamsicle :-).

I use also Lavander, which is very soothing, and geranium.

Don’t be scared if you miss some of the ingredients for this easy homemade lotion recipe.

If you are out of cocoa butter you can use extra coconut oil and shea butter.

Here’s the full list of ingredients and necessary equipment:

Homemade Body Lotion for Glowing Skin

If you’re looking for a homemade body lotion for glowing skin that will nourish your skin, look no further.

It’s time to put your new skills into action. You’ve learned how to make your homemade body lotion, so what’s next? Grab the ingredients and start making your body lotion. You’ll save money. You’ll be using only natural products. You’ll feel better. Your skin will be healthier and glowing.

This easy homemade lotion is a great gift idea too – perfect for mother’s day, birthdays, Christmas…

Let me know how you experience it!

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xo, Lora  

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Homemade Body Lotion For Glowing Skin

Homemade Body Lotion for Glowing Skin

This homemade body lotion recipe is super nourishing, super versatile and super simple, and all-natural, and includes free printable labels.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes


  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/8 cup shea butter
  • 1/8 cup cocoa butter
  • 2 tbsp beeswax
  • 1 tbsp liquid oil of choice (I use almond oil)
  • 5-10 drops essential oils (I use rose, lavender, and geranium)
  • Cute container for storing. I like glass jars like


    1. Heat the shea butter, coconut oil, and cocoa butter over low heat until melted.
    2. Remove from heat.
    3. Melt wax and butter together then add oil.
    4. Stir well then allow to cool and add essential oils before the mixture sets.
    5. Pour into a container before cool and allow it to set.

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