Make Your Own Bugless Bar Solid Lotion

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You will want to learn how to Make Your Own Bugless Bar Solid Lotion. This bugless bar solid lotion is a great idea and natural cures idea when you know you are going to be outside and want to be keep away the bugs. When the weather starts to get nice everyone want to spend more time outdoors, that being said most often a good insect repellent is needed, one without toxic DEET. DEET, whose chemical name is N, N-diethyl-meta-toluamide is classified as a pesticide and according to the EPA is slightly toxic. With that said most people would prefer to use natural cures for keeping insects away, something such as natural, healthy remedies that can keep the whole family can use to repel insects. These home remedies and natural cures for insects include a bar that is super moisturizing smells amazing and is helpful for repelling insects. With just a few simple ingredients and essential oils, you will love these solid lotion bars that do the job yet soften the skin.

The recipe for the natural cures bar solid is equal parts of coconut oil, nut butter, and beeswax. You'll want to use a silicone muffin pan if you have one, that way it makes for the perfect little travel bar. So you will need coconut oil, shea butter, beeswax, and about 40 to 60 drops of essential oil. Suggested essential oils that you might consider for this bugless bar include lavender, cedarwood, lemongrass and a bugless blend if you can find one. Bugless essential oil blends might include citronella, tea tree, lavender, and peppermint. You can use whatever combination of bug repelling essential oils you have on hand. Then to make you will want to set up a small double boiler, and you can use a mason jar in a pot of water so that you can melt the beeswax and coconut oil. Then you will need to melt the shea butter. Then remove the mixture from heat and pour into your silicone told. Then allow the mixture to cool just slightly before stirring in your selected essential oils. You won't want to wait to long to stir in your essential oils as the mixture will start to set. Once the blend is cooled it is ready to be rubbed on. You will love the smell and the feel of this natural cures idea for insects.

Citronella oil is a popular essential oil and natural cures that have long been used to repel insects. You will find citronella sprays and citronella oil used in candles that claim to repel insects. Citronella is a plant-based insect repellent that has been registered for this use in the United States since 1948. The United States Environmental Protection Agency considers citronella essential oil as a biopesticide with a non-toxic mode of action. The best thing about using citronella essential oil as a natural insect repellent is that it smells so good, you don't mind using it as the smell is pleasant and nontoxic.

Thank you to Jerica for sharing this natural cures idea for bugless balm solid lotion bar is just one of the natural health remedies you will find on the "Sustain, Create, and Flow" site. On the site, you will find all sorts of ideas to create and DIY tutorials. You will find natural cures, natural health remedies, home remedies and natural cures and so much more. You will love all the natural cures and recipe ideas for everything from lavender and calendula lip balm to an elderberry elixir, the benefits of reship seed oil and so much more. *

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