20 Now to him who is able to do immeasurably more than all we ask or
imagine, according to his power that is at work within us, 21 to him be
glory in the church and in Christ Jesus throughout all generations, for
ever and ever! Amen. Ephesians 3:20-21
In a small microwave-safe bowl, mix all the ingredients. Set the
microwave to a medium heat and cook 30 seconds or until beeswax is
melted. Remove from oven with hot pads and allow to cool.
Pour mixture into a widemouthed, sterilized jar with a tight top. Store
in cool, dark place until ready to use.
Spa in the comfort of your own home.
3 tablespoons paraffin
1/2 cup mineral oil
1 tablespoon coconut oil
1 tablespoon glycerine
In the top of a double boiler over simmering water, combine the
paraffin with the oils. Stir until paraffin is melted andz the mixture
is blended. Stir in the glycerine and remove the pan from the heat. Let
Apply cooled cream to cuticle area. Rub in and allow to rest for ten
minutes or so.
Trim cuticles with a cuticle tool. Massage away cream by applying
a gentle body or hand lotion and rubbing lightly, then rising with warm
Oil Hand Treatment
1 tablespoon olive or other carrier oil
1 teaspoon almond extract or 1 drop lavender essential oil
2 small plastic bags that will fit over your hands
Place the oil on a microwave dish and heat it on medium high for a few
seconds until it is warmed, not hot. And almond extract or lavender, if
desired. Stir. Rub the oil on your hands, massaging your fingers and
palms cover your hands with the plastic bags and wrap a clean hand
towel over the bags. Sit comfortably for about 5 minutes.
Remove the bag and rinse your hands with warm water, massaging away the
oil. Gently pat dry with the towel and apply a light hand lotion.
This gentle massage scrub costs about a nickel to make and leaves your
hands smooth and soft.
1/4 cup cornmeal
3 tablespoons milk
1 drop almond oil or almond extract
In a small saucepan, mix the cornmeal with the milk. Heat the mixture
over a low flame on the stovetop until it forms a paste. Remove from
the heat and stir in the almond oil. Allow to cool.
Spread mixture on hands and allow to sit for 10 minutes. Gently scrub
your hands with the mixture and then rinse off with warm water.