Make your own leather balm using cocoa butter

Slather this homemade mixture onto your leather goods


2 tbsp. cocoa butter

2 tbsp. beeswax

8 tsp. almond oil

Small saucepan

Small clean glass jar with lid


  1. Melt all the ingredients on low heat in the saucepan.

  2. Carefully pour into the clean glass jar and let cool until solid.

NOTE: The balm can be used to polish or condition leather goods using just a small amount and a dry rag.

This story was originally published in Southern Living, September 2015.

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