Everyone loves pumpkin pie, especially around Thanksgiving. From the taste of this decadent treat to the aroma that invigorates your senses, wouldn’t you want to smell like this delicious dessert? Well, what if there was a way you actually can?
Whether you’re going on a date or want to indulge in some self-care, this pumpkin pie body lotion will make you smell good enough to eat. Rich, whipped and deliciously made, it’s a great way to treat yourself or make gifts for your friends.
You find this delicious scent in baked goods, lattes and candles, so why not in a moisturizing body lotion? What’s even better about this body lotion is that you can make it in the comfort of your own home with ingredients that will help benefit your skin as opposed to destroying it like the toxic ingredients that are found in commercially sold lotions.
Now let’s get to it and create your own body lotion that fits perfect with the autumn season.
Pumpkin Pie Body Lotion
Aside from this body lotion being the perfect accessory to put on this Thanksgiving, it is also filled with ingredients that are good for your skin.
With ingredients like shea butter, sweet almond oil and rosehip seed oil that will moisturize your skin, reduce fine lines and wrinkles, correct dark spots and hydrate itchy and dry skin, this recipe will make you want to wear it every day of the year.
This recipe also includes essential oils that benefit your skin and works on all skin types. The ginger oil and clove oil present help reduce redness associated with acne while cinnamon leaf oil helps calm dry skin.
- 1 tsp shea butter
- 1 tbsp organic beeswax
- 1/3 cup and 2 tbsp sweet almond oil
- 1 tsp rosehip seed oil
- 1 tsp of coconut oil
- 12 drops vitamin E oil
- 6 drops cinnamon leaf essential oil
- 4 drops clove essential oil
- 4 drops of nutmeg essential oil
- 4 drops ginger essential oil
- 1/2 cup distilled water
- Combine the sweet almond oil, beeswax, shea butter and rosehip oil in a glass bowl and place it in a small saucepan filled with boiling water.
- Stir ingredients until everything is melted together and remove from heat.
- Pour the mixture into a bowl and place in the fridge for about 20 minutes until it thickens to be the same consistency as room temperature butter.
- Use a hand mixer and turn it on medium-slow speed while you slowly add the distilled water.
- Once all the water is poured, increase the speed to medium for an extra 20 minutes, pour your mixture into a container and voilá, your pumpkin pie is ready to wear.
Recipe inspired by Scratch Mommy