Homemade Lotion

I’ve always had sensitive skin and allergies to perfume.   That combination alone has ruled out 90% of commercially sold lotions for me.  The other part of this equation is that we live in Calgary, which is close to the mountains and where there is no such thing as humidity. Seriously, when we come back from vacation you can literally feel the moisture being wrung out of your body.  So I have tested out and tried many different types of lotions in an attempt to keep from my skin looking like a pangolin.  I had pretty much resigned myself to the fact that I would have to spend exorbitant amounts of money on Weleda lotion (which is really fantastic stuff) every month when I decided to see if I could come up with something else that would work.   Continue reading