Cedarwood Pine Cologne Balm

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Cedarwood Cologne Balm

What better way to say “I love you,” than with a handmade gift? Pamper your pop with this simple DIY cologne balm, dress it up with a meaningful tag and watch him light up.

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Aura Cacia Apricot Kernel Oil
  • 1 1/2 oz. Aura Cacia Cocoa Butter
  • 15 drops Aura Cacia Texas Cedarwood Essential Oil
  • 15 drops Aura Cacia Pine Essential Oil
  • 6 drops Aura Cacia Rosemary Essential Oil
  • 4 oz. Aura Cacia amber glass wide mouth jar

Instructions:

  1. In a double boiler, melt apricot kernel oil and cocoa butter.
  2. Remove from heat and allow to cool for a few minutes.
  3. Add essential oils and pour into jar. Allow the mixture to solidify before use.
  4. To use, rub balm onto neck and hands.

Quick Tips:

  • To speed up solidification, refrigerate the balm.
  • This blend also works well as an aftershave balm.

Substitution: To increase the aroma’s sweetness, substitute Aura Cacia Bergamot Essential Oil for the rosemary.