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4oz jar of whipped tallow balm sitting on a wooden table with a spoonful in front of it
5 from 3 votes

DIY Whipped Tallow Balm

Tallow balm has been prized for skincare for centuries because it’s highly compatible with our skin and packed full of anti-aging nutrients. Make your own with my easy 3-ingredient recipe!
Prep Time5 mins
Active Time5 mins
Total Time1 hr 10 mins
Keyword: balm, cream, DIY, lotion, nourishing, skincare, tallow
Yield: 4 oz



  • 4 oz Tallow Organic, Grass-Finished
  • 2 Tbsp Oil of your choice Grapeseed, almond, avocado, rosehip, jojoba or argan
  • 10 drops Essential Oil Optional


  • Gently melt tallow in a double boiler
  • Remove from heat. Mix in the oil and essential oil(s)
  • Let cool until slightly hardened.
  • Mix using a hand or standing mixer until whipped and soft.
  • Scoop into a glass container and enjoy!


If you really want to take your tallow balm to the next level, infuse the warmed tallow with a medicinal herb for 2 hours in a double-boiler. Once infused, strain out the herb and continue the recipe with your infused tallow.