Women are very fond of body lotion because it provides beauty and charm to the skin.Body lotions can be easily made at home. Here are a few easy and simple recipes to make excellent body lotions:

Almond Body Lotion

  Ingredients:
3 teaspoons lanolin
1 teaspoon almond oil
1 teaspoon petroleum jelly
1 teaspoon vegetable lard
2 teaspoons glycerine
10 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon soap flakes
1 teaspoon cornflower, and
perfume or almond essence
Heat the oils and water separately. Remove them from heat and mix them together. Pour the mixture into a bottle and shake vigorously. Now add perfume

Lavender Body Lotion

 Ingredients:
     • 1 teaspoon borax
     • 1 cup rose water
     • 2 tablespoons olive oil
     • a handful of lavender flowers
     • 2 cups of boiling water
     Dissolve 1 teaspoon borax in 1 cup rose water, then slowly add 2 tablespoons of warmed olive oil, beating constantly. When all the oil has been added to the water and it forms an emulsion, add lavender water. (Lavender water is made by infusing a handful of lavender flowers in 2 cups of boiling water.) Let this stand for an hour and then strain and use.

Glycerine Body Lotion

Ingredients:
     • 4 tablespoons water
     • 3 tablespoons soap flakes
     • I teaspoon glycerine
     • 1 teaspoon witch-hazel 4 teaspoons olive oil A few drops of blue colouring and perfume
     Put the soap-flakes and water in a saucepan and heat. When the soap-flakes are dissolved,      remove from the heat and add glycerine, olive oil and witch-hazel. Stir until it cools and then add the blue coloring and some perfume. Lovely, thin, creamy blue mixture thus made is an ideal, non-greasy, after-bath body lotion which leaves the skin glowing like satin.

Rose Water Body Lotion

Ingredients:
• 3 tablespoons rose water
• 1 tablespoon glycerine
• 2 tablespoons lime juice
Mix together 3 tablespoons rose water, 1 tablespoon glycerine and 2 tablespoons lime juice. Use this mixture after the bath if you suffer from dry skin. You may change the proportions of this lotion to suit your own skin. The lotion no longer feels sticky and mixes into your skin easily. Store the lotion in a refrigerator.

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