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Recipe: whipped body butter

by La Boite à Grains 05 Jun 2024 0 comments
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A simple do-it-yourself body butter recipe. Whether for gift-giving or for having a synthetic-free cream on hand, this body butter is extremely nourishing and perfect for babies or sensitive skin. Add your favorite essential oils to create the scent of your choice.


  • Glass jar with lid
  • 1/4 cup almond, jojoba or olive oil
  • 1/4 cup shea butter
  • 1/4 cup coconut oil
  • 1/4 cup cocoa butter
  • 10-20 drops essential oil of your choice

Directions for use:

  1. In a double boiler, combine all ingredients except essential oils.
  2. Heat to low-medium and stir constantly until all ingredients have melted.
  3. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  4. Place in the fridge and chill for 30 minutes, or until the butter begins to harden but is still soft.
  5. Add your essential oils.
  6. Using a hand mixer, whip the mixture for a minimum of 5 minutes until aerated.
  7. Return the mixture to the fridge for 10-15 minutes to solidify.
  8. Store in a glass jar and use as a body butter.



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