Bronzing Lotion Stick

Looking for a way to get the springtime glow during winter? These bronzing lotion sticks are the answer. These lotion sticks provide extreme moisture for dry winter skin and add a beautiful sun-kissed glow without the rays of the sun. Similar to our Moisturizing Lotion Bars, these lotion sticks melt with the heat of your skin and are mess-free when stored in this convenient container. 
⅓ cup beeswax
¼ cup shea butter
2 tablespoons cocoa butter
2 tablespoons grapeseed oil
1 teaspoon vitamin E
20 drops of your favorite essential oil
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, for bronzer (you could also use 1 teaspoon unsweetened cocoa powder)
Note: This recipe makes approximately four ounces of lotion.
  1. Add beeswax, shea butter, cocoa butter, grapeseed oil, and vitamin E to glass jar and place in saucepan with one to one and a half inches of boiling water.
  2. Stir ingredients until combined (around 5–10 minutes). 
  3. Once melted, remove from heat and let rest three minutes.
  4. Add essential oil and stir.
  5. For a bronzing effect, add one teaspoon of ground cinnamon and stir until combined. Tip: Use a popsicle stick for easy cleanup.
  6. Pour into container. Let cool one to two hours before use.