Plantain Coconut Hair Balm All/Dry/Damaged
A soothing reparative balm for cracked, itchy, hot and dry skin.
3 oz. plantain-infused olive oil optional: 20 drops chamomile
2 oz. coconut oil essential oil
1 oz. beeswax
In a heat-proof measuring cup, combine plantain-infused olive oil with the coconut oil and beeswax. How to cut short hair diagram Place the measuring cup in a hot-water bath and allow the oils and beeswax to melt together and become a uniform liquid free of lumps. When it is completely melted, pour oil-wax mixture into a wide-mouth jar and immediately drop in essential oil. Quickly cap jar to prevent essential oil from evaporating. Leave balm undisturbed to harden. When completely hard, it is ready for use. Apply to skin as often as needed and especially before night slumber. Makes 6 oz.
Note: Make plantain-infused olive oil using 2 oz. of fresh plantain leaves and 4 oz. of cold pressed olive oil and follow Directions for Herbal-infused Oils with Fresh Herbs. Yields about 4 oz.