Photo by K. Farwell

My recent travels left me a bit dehydrated, so yesterday I experimented with a common online DIY Moisturizing Cream recipe I’ve been using for about a year now to customize it to better “treat” my aging, drying skin. The only ingredient in mine that was in the original is Family Dollar Tree’s Vitamin E Cream. I loved the result—-a faster absorption rate and longer lasting “skin hydration.”  In fact, I am so excited about the results that I wanted to share the recipe in my blog. The original recipe can be found at:

Anyway, for my readers who might be interested, here is the recipe I made:

*My Recipe for DIY Skin Moisturizer Cream (Buy  Ingredients @ Family Dollar Store)


  • 8 oz cocoa Butter Vaseline
  • 8 oz Vitamin E Cream
  • 16 oz Fruit of the Earth Skin Repair Shea Butter & Aloe Vera



  1. Melt Vaseline in jar for 1 minute in Microwave on high.
  2. Move Vaseline into large mixing  bowl & put in Microwave for 1 more minute on high.
  3. Stir Vaseline and add other two ingredients.
  4. Stir vigorously until all ingredients are thoroughly mixed (make sure there are NO Vaseline lumps).
  5. Pour into large container.