12dropsgeranium essential oil(or lavender, sweet orange, or cypress essential oil (a .5% dilution), (optional)
25dropsvitamin E oil(optional, but extends the shelf life of oils)
In a double boiler or a heat safe glass bowl, add the butter, liquid oil, and beeswax. If using a bowl, perch it on top of a pot filled halfway with water to create a double boiler effect.
Gently heat the ingredients until they’re completely melted, stirring occasionally.
Remove from heat and add the essential oils and vitamin E.
Transfer the mixture to a metal mixing bowl and put in the freezer for about 15 minutes or until solid. The mixture should be firm but not frozen.
Using a hand mixer or the whisk attachment on a stand mixer to whip the face cream until it’s fluffy and creamy.
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from heat and light. The shelf life depends on the exact ingredients used, but should be from 6-12 months.
Note: If you don’t want to whip the face cream, then transfer it to the storage container instead and freeze until cool. Let the mixture cool slightly first before pouring into the container to avoid burns or breakage.