Do this right now – feel the skin of your elbows. Now check out your arms and hands. Are they a little dry, flaky maybe even a bit itchy? Show your skin some love with this healing salve that you can make at home with just 6 natural ingredients.
Kathrin Brunner from For the Love of Body demonstrates how beeswax, mango butter, shea butter, sunflower oil, calendula flowers and lavender oil come together to create the most luscious ointment for your skin.
And while it will help soothe itchy, flaky, dry skin and even spots of eczema or psoriasis, it can also help to heal scrapes, scratches, rashes and wounds (and minimize scarring). Hard working stuff that’s gentle enough for sensitive skin (including babies). It’s also great for all over healthy skin, glowing and why not have beautiful, moist skin everywhere?
Plus, you know exactly what’s going into it so you won’t be putting your overall health at risk from exposure to hidden toxic ingredients, phthalates, harsh chemicals and parabens.
Looking for the ingredients? Try Botanic Planet (they’re Canadian!) or New Directions Aromatics or from south of the border.
If you’re a Torontonian, taking her class includes the ingredients. You’ll find her next workshop on her website.
This video was shot on location at Loft 404 and we want to thank them for sharing their funkified space with us. And never miss out on our healthy living videos by subscribing to our YouTube channel.