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DIY foot balm

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After a long day standing or walking about town, your feet deserve a revitalising and nourishing rub. This foot balm is easy to make in your own kitchen - you just need to have it sitting ready for you when you get home. The peppermint essential oil has an uplifting effect which is particularly helpful for world-weary feet.



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Home made Peppermint foot balm


Ingredients:

2 tablespoons coconut oil
1/2 tablespoon beeswax
8 drops peppermint essential oil



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Ingredients for DIY foot balm


Method:

Grate the beeswax.



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Grated beeswax


In a bowl over a saucepan of simmering water, melt the coconut oil, peppermint essential oil and beeswax together. They should liquify quite quickly.



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Melt the oil and wax together


Pour the liquid into a small container and allow it to cool and set.

Now your home made foot balm is ready to hit some feet. Gently massage your healing balm into a friend or family member's tired toes. They will be extremely appreciative, and might even be kind enough to return the favor! These would also make excellent homemade presents for people.

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