Make it Yourself Monday- Apricot [Blender] Moisturizer

For this recipe you will need;

6 dried apricots
2 cups of distilled water
1 ounce of beeswax
1 cup apricot oil
1/2 cup coconut oil
1/2 cup aloe vera gel
5 vitamin E caps broken open
*You can buy the oils, beeswax and aloe over the net from a lot of places, but I recommend 

Bring the water to a boil in a saucepan and add the dried apricots. Boil for about 20 minutes, then set aside to cool. Place the beeswax in the top of a double-boiler and begin to melt over simmering water. Add the apricot and coconut oils to the beeswax, stirring constantly for about ten minutes until all is melted and combined, then pour into a glass container and set aside. Place the apricots and water into into a blender and blend until smooth, then strain through cheesecloth, discarding the solids and reserving the liquid. Put the liquid back into the blender and add the aloe vera and the vitamin E oil from the capsules. Blend together on low speed for a moment or two, then remove the lid (while still blending on low) and slowly drizzle the beeswax mixture into the blender. Continue to blend (on low) and drizzle until the mixture has the consistency of frosting. Keep a good eye on the mixture as you are adding the beeswax, you may not need to use it all. Once you have a nice frosting like mixture, pour it  into jars and store it in a cool place. As it cools it will thicken up. Apply to hands after every washing and as needed.   

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