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DIY moisturizer for dry skin

DIY Moisturizer for Dry Skin Recipe

  • Author: Dr. Josh Axe
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 60 applications 1x


Low humidity and dry air can create dry, itchy skin. There are some amazing natural skin care remedies for solving this problem, including this natural moisturizer for dry skin with lavender oil, coconut oil and shea butter.


  • 3 ounces cold-pressed, unrefined coconut oil
  • 1520 drops lavender essential oil
  • 1 ounce shea butter
  • 1 ounce jojoba oil
  • ½ teaspoon vitamin E oil


  1. Place ingredients into a mixing bowl. Blend all ingredients using a hand mixer until it is whipped to a light and fluffy consistency.
  2. Place in glass jar with lid and apply once or twice a day to the skin. If possible, apply to the skin while it is damp to help seal in moisture.


This homemade moisturizer can be stored at room temperature and safely kept for months.

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