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Homemade Insect Repellent Lotion Bars

  • Author: Maura

Description

Keep away mosquitoes, ticks, and other pests with DEET-free, natural bug repellent bars with essential oils. Perfect for travel, hiking, camping, and backyard use.


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Ingredients


Instructions

  1. To make your natural bug repellent, add 2 oz of beeswax, 1/2 cup of organic shea butter and 1/2 cup or coconut oil to a glass, microwave safe, measuring cup.
  2. Microwave in 30-second intervals, stirring in-between, until the coconut oil, beeswax, and shea butter are fully melted.
  3. Add the essential oils.
  4. Stir again until well blended and pour into your mold
  5. Let it cool for 24 hours before you pop your lotion bars out of the mold
  6. Store in a plastic bag or small plastic container


Notes

Avoid high heat or your bug repellent bars will melt.