Easy Homemade Body Butter

We spend hundreds of dollars a year on special lotions and creams to make our skin look and feel better, but how about making something at home for a fraction of the cost that is even better for you?  This Easy Homemade Body Butter is a great way to quench your thirsty skin as well as an excellent gift item to give for Mother’s Day, Teachers Appreciation Gifts or just because!

Easy Homemade Body Butter

EASY HOMEMADE BODY BUTTER

 

INGREDIENTS: 

½ Cup Cocoa Butter

½ Cup Shea Butter

½ Cup Coconut Oil

1 Tbsp Vitamin E oil

Essential Oil of Choice

1 Tbsp Cornstarch (Optional)

Airtight Container

Stand or Hand Mixer

 

DIRECTIONS:

  • In a double boiler, combine cocoa butter, shea butter and coconut oil and allow to melt over low heat.
  • Once everything is melted, allow to cool in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  • Add in essential oil and cornstarch and beat on high speed, for 5-8 minutes or until stiff peaks form.
  • Place back in refrigerator for 10 minutes to set.
  • Place in a clean, dry airtight jar and enjoy!

 

Pick up a few decorative jars or containers at your local dollar store and put this luxurious but Easy Homemade Body Butter in them with a personalized label and gift to the ladies in your life.  Make a double batch and keep some for yourself.  We love playing with different essential oil scents to create custom smells.  Citrus, Lavender, Eucalyptus and Mint are our favorites.

 

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