8 ounces safflower or vegetable oil
2 ounces beeswax
22 ounces distilled water
1/2 ounce Triethanolamine
Mix safflower oil, beeswax and stearic acid. Heat to boiling. At the same time, in another pot, heat distilled water and Triethanolamine. After heating, add the distilled water solution to the oil mixture and stir continuously until the solution has cooled.
To use the emulsion, put a small amount on palms, rub hands together, and apply to dry ends, massaging in gently.
NOTE: Triethanolamine is a liquid available at drugstores.