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Hand (or foot) balm

Our hand and foot balm is excellent for dry, chapped and brittle skin. The skin becomes soft and supple.

What you need

For two 100 ml jars of cream-balm (or several small ones) :

  • 1 mini whisk or spoon
  • 1 small bowl (ideally made of metal)


  • 10 g of beeswax (10 %)
  • 90 g of vegetable oil (e.g. canolaseed or hazelnut)
  • 15 drops of essential oil of fine lavender
  • 15 drops of peppermint essential oil
  • 7 drops of grapefruit seed extract

Cautionary note

Please read this information carefully !


  • In a bowl, melt the wax with the vegetable oil.
  • Allow to cool for 5 minutes and add the essential oils and extract, stir carefully.
  • Transfer to the jar(s) and leave to solidify for a few hours to 1 day.