Gardener’s Hand Cream

gardener's hand cream

Today, I’m over at sharing the recipe for this deeply moisturizing hand cream. It’s super simple to make and great for gardeners, farmers, and those who work a lot with their hands.

For the recipe and directions on how to make it, just click HERE to visit!


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Jan Berry is a writer, herbalist, soapmaker, and bestselling author of The Big Book of Homemade Products, Simple & Natural Soapmaking, and Easy Homemade Melt & Pour Soaps. She lives in the Blue Ridge Mountains with her family and a menagerie of animals, where she enjoys brainstorming creative things to make with the flowers and weeds that grow around her.

  • kathyinozarks says:

    this looks awesome and will definately make this one-I shared on facebook too

  • Sonja - Marie says:

    What do you think about using dandelion infused sunflower oil in this recipe? We have so much of it here, and want to put it to use! :)

  • Nancy says:

    Hello, I am quite the novice at all things natural, with your assistance made my very first batch of oatmeal and honey soap-and it is fantastic. But, I am in need of a recipe for extremely dry, cracked skin (not diagnosed as psoriasis or excema). I have read many articles on the advantages of Goat’s milk soaps and lotions, but have not yet seen any shared by you. What are yuour thoughts on these advantages?

    • Jan says:

      Hi Nancy, That’s terrific that you made your first batch of oatmeal & honey soap! I JUST put up an article a few minutes ago on making milk soaps, you might like to read: Milk soaps sure seem to help some people! I didn’t make them for a long time due to dairy allergies in my family. I think they’re nice, but I think non-milk soaps can be just as nourishing. For dry, cracked skin – I highly recommend lotion bars, if you haven’t tried them out already. These dandelion ones have been amazing for many people that I know, but you can use other herbs instead of the dandelions (like calendula, violet leaf, rose petals, plantain…) or even make them plain:

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