Scented Tallow Balm for Sensitive Skin

Scented Tallow Balm for Sensitive Skin

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  • 1 cup grass-fed beef tallow (a hard fatty substance made from rendered animal fat, used in making candles, lotions, and soap)

  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil (optional; makes it softer/less solid)

  • 50 drops favorite essential oil blend/single 

  •  Doterra link to essential oils and what they do


  • Gently melt tallow in a small saucepan over low heat

  • Remove from heat & allow to cool for about 30-60 minutes – don’t let it solidify 

  • Stir in olive oil & essential oil drops  

  • Store in airtight glass jars at room temperature or in cool environment

To extend the useful lifetime of your homemade scented balm, use clean utensils to extract balm, and avoid contaminating the jar with dirty fingers or getting it wet.