I have just opened my brand new Etsy shop selling handcrafted solid lotion bars that contain the super-moisturizing powers of lanolin! As a long-time knitter, spinner, and lover of all things indie, I came across solid lotion bars for the first time at a fiber festival and I fell hard. My hands were always dry from working with them so much and the lotion bars moisturized them like no liquid lotion ever had. However, I didn’t quite love the consistency, wanted more control over the intensity of fragrance, and especially wanted to incorporate lanolin into the bar (because one can never get quite enough sheep-y goodness, am I right?) — so I decided to make my own!
After much experimenting with ratios and testing of formulas with willing volunteers, I came up with just the right combination of skin-nourishing oils and waxes, including: beeswax, mango butter, cocoa butter, sweet almond oil, coconut oil, meadowfoam oil, vitamin E oil, and of course, lanolin. The bars have great consistency and staying power and just a little bit goes a long way. I’m having tons of fun experimenting with different scents (sweet and spicy and floral, oh my!) and am happy to work on a custom order if you have something in mind that you don’t see stocked in the shop!
To celebrate my brand new shop, I’m offering 10% off any purchase with the code “INDIELOVE” through the end of April! I’ll soon be adding sample sizes, gifts sets, and lip balms to the shop so be sure to check back often to see what’s new!