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Luscious Tropical Moisturizing Cream Formula

Luscious Tropical Moisturizing Cream Formula

The ingredients in this luxurious silky formula will soothe and smooth even winter-dry and flaky skin. Nourishes and repairs the skin, and even has antibacterial action to heal blemishes and prevent infections. All this with only three ingredients! Get the formula here.


1 tablespoon cocoa butter
2 tablespoons jojoba
1 tablespoon aloe vera gel

1. In a double boiler over low heat, melt the cocoa butter with the jojoba. Allow to cool for a few minutes, then mix in the aloe vera gel with a whisk.

2. Store in a glass jar with a screw lid. Keeps for 6 months.

Makes about 1/4 cup.

To use, dab a bit on your fingers and apply to clean skin, rubbing it in using gentle circular motions.

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By Annie B. Bond

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.

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8:48PM PDT on Mar 24, 2011

I'm only missing the aloe vera gel. Will remedy that tomorrow morning and try this asap.
Thanks Vivienne Leigh O. for your testimonial.

6:36AM PDT on Apr 4, 2008

Just wanted to say this is a great recipe. I've made it three times and will continue. Although it is a skin moisturizing cream, I have found it to be a superb way to keep my lips soft. I use this first and let it soak in. Then I use Annie's Winter Lip Balm afterwards. My lips have never been in such good shape!

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