This DIY whipped peppermint lotion is really special for anyone suffering with rough, scaly, dry “sandpaper” feet, making it a wonderful gift for yourself or any dancer you know.
It can be used anywhere on your body and it is recommended to apply a generous amount to your feet with socks before going to sleep.
Below is the complete recipe (Also found here)
1. In small glass container, combine all ingredients except essential oils.
2. Place in saucepan with 1-1.5 inches of boiling water.
3. Stir ingredients until combined (around 5-10 minutes).
4. Once melted, remove from heat and let rest 3 minutes.
5. Add essential oils and stir.
6. Let mixture come to a solid. To quicken process, place in refrigerator.
7. Once solid, use an electric mixer to whip lotion.
8. Gradually come to high speed and whip for 3-4 minutes or until light and fluffy.
9. Place in a container. To use, rub on heels to help soften and soothe them.
What has been your experience with DIY lotions?
Is this something you’d like to try making at home?
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Nichelle Suzanne is a writer specializing in dance and online content. She is also a dance instructor with over 20 years experience teaching in dance studios, community programs, and colleges. She began Dance Advantage in 2008, equipped with a passion for movement education and an intuitive sense that a blog could bring dancers together. As a Houston-based dance writer, Nichelle covers dance performance for Dance Source Houston, Arts+Culture Texas, and other publications. She is a leader in social media within the dance community and has presented on blogging for dance organizations, including Dance/USA. Nichelle provides web consulting and writing services for dancers, dance schools and studios, and those beyond the dance world. Read Nichelle’s posts.