DIY LUSH Massage Lotion Bars {How to Make}

DIY LUSH Massage Lotion Bars {How to Make}

(gentle music) – Out of all the moisturizers
I have used in the past, natural oils and butters are my favorites. Therefore, today’s homemade project, I will show you how I
combine all of my favorite oils and butter into body
bars for daily usage. There are two recipes I love. One is green tea body bars with shea, almond, and mango butter. This body bar is filled with anti-oxidant, vitamins and amazing
age-fighting properties. Second recipe is my oats and butter bars, made with cocoa, mango and shea butters. This bar is perfect for those who want to reduce stretch marks,
irritations, or scars. Both bars have natural healing properties which smooths the skin
and keep it radiant. You do not have to use
the exact recipe I’m using if you have any allergic reactions, or just can’t find some of these items. This recipe is easy to customize. You can replace the
natural butters or oils for something you find more suitable. For instance, if you are
allergic to almond oil, you can replace it with
extra virgin olive oil or jojoba oil. I prefer to buy organic
ingredients if I can find it. Most of these items are found online. Store links and information
are listed below. Alrighty, so let’s start
with the green tea body bars. We’re going to need wax. You can either use bees’ wax,
candelilla wax, or soy wax. As long as it’s cosmetic or food grade, it’s safe to use on your skin. I will be using 2.5 oz
or 3/4 cup of soy wax. Set your double boiler or
water pot at medium high. Do not set your stove
hotter than 350 degree. Oils that pass the smoke point will lose all its natural properties. Melt the wax in pyrex or
safe-to-heat container. The wax could take longer to heat, therefore I suggest heating it first before all other ingredients. In another cup, measure
2 oz of mango butter. Mango butter is mostly
used to reduce wrinkles and signs of ageing. It also have natural UV protection, as well as healing the skin from sunburns. It relieves muscle aches and tension. Next, add another 1 oz of almond butter. Did you know almond butter
contains 20 different flavinols, also known as antioxidants? Lastly, you will need 2 oz shea butter. Shea butter has anti-bacterial properties, that can help heal
wounds, at the same time soothes it from irritations. Once your wax is fully melted, add in the butters and mix it well, until everything is in liquid form. Alright, so this part’s optional. After everything’s melted and mixed well, you can add 1 tablespoon of coconut oil. Coconut oil contains
many of the same benefits as the other oils, however,
I love the smell of it. Lastly, I’m going to add
the green tea matcha, which is strong-ground
green tea leaves from Japan. Matcha contains concentrated amounts of vitamins, minerals,
antioxidant and amino acids, more than the regular green tea leaves. Once everything is mixed and blended, pour it into your mold. Let it sit for over five
hours before unmolding it. Recipe two. You will use the
same measurements and steps. The only changes I will be making are the cocoa butter, oats and jojoba oil. Cocoa butter is widely used for reducing stretch marks and scars. It also has a natural sweet
scent, like chocolate. Jojoba oil is said to be the closest thing to our natural skin oil,
and it can also help balance the sebum production. You will basically repeat all these steps. After pouring the melted
butter into the mold, let it sit for half an hour to one hour. Then sprinkle in the organic oats. Did you know oats are anti-irritant and anti-inflammatory to the skin? Many cosmetic companies use it to heal acne blemishes
and other skin problems. It also makes a great exfoliator. Wait a few hours for the butters to set. Then, enjoy your body bar, in the morning or before bedtime. Thank you so much for watching, and I hope you guys enjoy this video. Until next time, talk to you later.

Comments (100)

  1. I am so happy i found this tutorial because my mom loves the bars thats from LUSH so now i can make one for christmas!!

  2. I am so happy i found this tutorial because my mom loves the bars thats from LUSH so now i can make one for christmas!!

  3. Doing a fundraiser for the Philippines and I love how I can use the same item more than once like soy wax! I hope this fundraiser is a hit!

  4. I love it!!!!!! I know what I want for Christmas!!!!!

  5. I got one of these from lush and I love it I'm so excited to make a one!!!!!!!!

  6. Could you use an essential oil for this recipe? And if so, how much would I put? Great video and I'm so excited to try this!

  7. Where can I get the ingredients?

  8. Is the green tea in stores or online.

  9. This was a great video. Where do you get green tea.I shoulda noun I was sosposed to use another butter. I was just using Shea and Cocoa butter. Thank you again

  10. Instead of the green tea thingamabob (yea forgot what's it's called Dx) what can we use. I personally don't like it( the green tea thing NOT the bars they are amazing.) thank you for doing this for everybody it works PERFECTLY!!:D

  11. Love it! Definitely going to try it out! Thanks Ann

  12. Whats the best way to store these?

  13. what happens if you are allerjic to soy

  14. how long can i keep it,?

  15. Ann Le I love ur DIY videos make more

  16. thank you for this !

  17. =) Wow ! Thumbs Up !

  18. Ur vids are so cool, I spent an hour watching some of them and plan on watching more !

  19. All iv been doingmis watching your videos over and over for an hour or more

  20. can I bye some from you

  21. this looks so moisturizing!

  22. its like Lush ! (: ♥

  23. Can you please explain more about the addition of the oats.  After a half hour isn't the bar a solid by then?  Do the oats sit on the back of the bar only?  Please let me know more specifically about the oats.  Thanks so much.  LOVE your DIY of natural products: lotion bars, lip balms, love the jelly soap too

  24. This can also be a valentine gift! 😀

  25. This can also be a valentine gift! 😀

  26. I'm not allowed any thing nut what do I do

  27. what do you do if you dont have avocado and mango butter? i really want to make these but I dont have the other butters except for coconut

  28. Like LUSH, but better :3

  29. I nver do any of these I just enjoy watching them

  30. I have got a lot Cocoa butter items if I make this I will have a whole cocoa butter collection.

  31. Great recipes! Have you tried any other powders besides green tea?

  32. I am alergic to coco butter do you have any without it? 

  33. Hello, thanks for sharing this video. Where do you buy your butters from? Thanks.

  34. Can you use normal butter

  35. @lilithdeswan-l agree with u

  36. Thank you so much for this video! I love how you used matcha!

  37. Awesome lotion bars

  38. I like to put these in empty deodorant containers! It works very well because the product doesn't melt in your hands and is great for travelling! Just a suggestion. (: love your videos btw <3

  39. That looks like it hard to make but i will try it

  40. I can't make these cuz i am very tempted to eat them, like the whipped body butter or something

  41. will they help with sunspots also? I want to make this for my mom

  42. hey ann le do i have to use the grade wax??

  43. Is there a safe way to make your bars a certain colour?

  44. But I love my scars. But I want to do this..

  45. I don't have any shea butter, beeswax, that kind of thing.

  46. this whole vid sounded like an infomercial omg

  47. Can you also use regular green tea bags for this? 

  48. Hi do i need to put preservatives on body bar?

  49. great video and I love the fact that u gave some info on the oils and what they r good for!(: ty

  50. How can i convert the measurments to cups? I do not have a sale.. :/

  51. Question: Why do all these things (Body bars, soap bars, etc) have to look so freaking tasty? Seriously, I just want to eat them.

  52. Can these be used on the face as well?

  53. Your channel is so amazing! I'm starting out a DIY/Environment channel and you're one of my biggest inspirations 🙂

  54. My name is carly and I'm on my dad's channel and I love this channel.keep making videos💚

  55. They do look delicious especially the ice cream sundae

  56. Is there anything i can use besides wax

  57. Jojoba oil is not an oil it is a wax

  58. Do you really have to use a wax? Won't the butter keep its shape alone? Or will it be too hard and won't go smooth?

  59. Had no idea this existed thankx I just have to get a few more things😀

  60. Can you use dove plain body bar as wax?

  61. is wax good for skin

  62. Will these lotion bars expire?

  63. Looks great .how much do you sell one for ?

  64. my favorite type of was to use is all natural beeswax ^^

  65. I honestly LOVE your videos and i also LOVE all of you DIY'S (especially your whipped body butter) although i am highly allergic to almonds so do you know any substitutes thank you!

  66. well showed, thanks, I'll try out 🙂

  67. Nice video! Thank you! 🙂

  68. Will the green tea soap turn grown after a while?

  69. Your channel is by far one of the best. You take your time to explain the ingredients and the properties they have. I wanted to ask if I don't have almond butter but had almond oil would it turn out ok if is switched the two?

  70. I finally made the green tea bars and they are now my favorite body moisturizer. Thanks for the great recipe I recommend using the beeswax, very easy to find and melts beautifully.

  71. I am addicted to your channel! i love it! i am going to make this soon! as soon as my order from arrives so i can get started. it looks beautiful! thanks for sharing

  72. okay mine came out way too oily and greasy.. more than a normal lotion bar. could i melt it back down and add more wax to help that out?

  73. hey hello. do you buy your butters raw and unrefined?

  74. God. Now im inspired to go moisturize.

  75. can i use cococa butter instead of mango butter, also can i use sweet almond oil & can i use grinded up relaxing tea leaves?

  76. i make melts, candles and body products for a living but just asking to be sure. your more then welcome to check my Facebook business page called Chillaxing Melts, Candles & Body Products to see what i make.. i dont intend on taking your customers and admire your enthusiasm to make a YouTube video as im shy and haven't got the courage to make one up 🙂 thx so much for sharing 🙂


  77. I live in Europe and amazon doesnt ship to me, where do I buy mango butter?

  78. Amazinggg recipes plus moulds r fantastic 💖👌🏻

  79. Lush doesn't use wax in their massage bars,. Can anyone please tell me the difference in texture & benefits in a lotion bar with and without beeswax.

  80. I love you so much, I am your fan !

  81. Could i use a soy paraffin wax blend

  82. I don't have a food scale…does anyone who made the green tea bars know about how much of the shea, mango, and almond butters to use by volume? She mentioned that the soywax was about 3/4 cup, but didn't convert the other measurements. Thanks!

  83. I hope you get this. I am inquiring about your Green Tea Body Bars in which you suggested that you used soy was instead of beeswax. My question is: do you use the same amount of beeswax (2.5 oz) as you would the soy wax? Where did you get those mold? I have tried to find them but no luck. Thanks so much ! Love your channel…

  84. Great video!! Question..You mentioned you could use soy wax or beeswax. When I think of soy wax I think of candles so I'm curious to know why you chose soy wax over the two.

  85. Do these melt if it gets too hot? I live in a desert and want to know for when summer comes.

  86. What is the wax used for?

  87. why is it when i go to the farmers market or natural stores, the people that make theirs never melt and do so well where as mine seems to melt, they really dont use anything different than me, some people use meadowfoam oil is that the difference?

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  89. The beeswax is making mine come out so streaky in the shower (I want to use it in the showers) what can I do?

  90. Do I have to you wax a all? My skin HATES waxes 😭😭

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