Calming Body Butter with Orange and Apricot

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup Shea butter
  • ¼ cup cocoa butter
  • ½ cup apricot kernel oil
  • 1 tsp. vitamin E
  • 4-5 drops Sweet Orange Essential Oil

Directions:

Bring the Shea butter and the cocoa butter together in a glass bowl. To the side, allow a pot of water to come to a simmer on low heat. After it begins to simmer, place the glass bowl full of butters in the hot water and allow the butters to melt. Stir occasionally.

Next, remove the glass bowl from the hot water and pour in the apricot oil. Stir well. Immediately afterwards, place the glass bowl in the refrigerator for thirty minutes. The top of the mixture will become a bit cloudy.

When you remove the mixture from the refrigerator, add the vitamin E and the 4-5 drops of Sweet Orange essential oil. Utilizing a hand mixer, whip the mixture until firm peaks begin to form. The mixture should appear whipped cream-like. Afterwards, place the body butter in a sealable container and store it in a cool, dry location.

Stress Relief Body Butter with Mango and Citrus

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup mango butter
  • 2/3 cup Shea butter
  • 3 tsp. grapeseed oil
  • 1 tsp. jojoba oil
  • 10 drops bergamot essential oil
  • ¼ tsp. vitamin E
  • 8 drops lemongra
  • 8 drops lemongrass essential oil
  • 2 drops cypress essential oil
  • 8 drops palmaros essential oil
  • 1 tsp. corn starch
  • 1 drop rose geranium

Directions:

Begin by placing the mango butter and the Shea butter in a glass bowl. Bring a pot of water to a simmer and place your glass bowl in the water to allow the butters to melt. Stir occasionally.

When the butters are melted, remove the glass bowl from the heat and stir in the grapeseed oil, the jojoba oil, the essential oils, vitamin E, cornstarch, and the rose geranium. Stir well, assimilating everything. Place the glass bowl in the refrigerator and allow the ingredients to chill for thirty minutes.

When the mixture has chilled, hand mix the body butter for several minutes. You’ll begin to see peaks. When the mixture looks a bit liked whipped cream, spoon the mixture into a safe, sterilized container for later use!

Skin-Tightening Body Butter with Rosehip and Arnica

Rosehip essential oil is perfect for tightening your skin and assisting in a boost of skin cell production in your basal cell layer. This is because it’s stocked with vitamin A. Furthermore, arnica essential oil has been utilized for countless years to assist with muscle relaxation and tired limbs.

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup Shea butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup kokum butter
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp. rosehip essential oil
  • 2 tbsp. arnica essential oil

Directions:

Bring everything into a glass bowl: the Shea butter, the coconut oil, the kokum butter, the avocado oil, the rosehip essential oil, and the arnica essential oil. To the side, bring a pot of water to a simmer. Afterwards, place the glass bowl in the simmering water and allow the oils and butters to melt together slowly. Stir occasionally.

After the oils and butters have mixed, place the glass bowl in the refrigerator and allow it to harden for about three hours. It should begin to look cloudy. After you remove it from the refrigerator, whip it on a high setting for about fifteen minutes. When your body butter begins to look like whipped cream or good-enough-to-eat frosting, you’ve completed it. Store the body butter is sealable containers and place them in a cool, dark, and dry location.

Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Itch Body Butter with Vegetable Glycerin

Vegetable glycerin is the anti-bacterial agent in this avocado-rich body butter. It further brings oxygen into your blood and is quite a rejuvenating moisturizer. The anti-itch element comes upon application.

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups Shea butter
  • ½ cup cocoa butter
  • ¼ cup avocado oil
  • 2 tbsp. vegetable glycerin
  • 2 tsp. gluten-free colloidal oatmeal

Directions:

Begin by placing the Shea butter in a food processor. Pulse the Shea butter several times. As the processor continues to run, add the avocado oil and the vegetable glycerin.

To the side, place the cocoa butter in a small glass bowl. Allow a pot of water to come to a simmer, and place the cocoa butter glass bowl in the center of the pot, allowing the cocoa butter to melt. After the cocoa butter melts, remove it from the heat.

Add the cocoa butter to the food processor and mix well until everything is perfectly assimilated. Scoop the mixture into a sealable container and store in a clean, dry, and dark location.

For the anti-itch benefits, add 2 teaspoons of gluten-free colloidal oatmeal for each ½ cup of body butter and apply to any itchy area for total rejuvenation. This will soothe your skin and reduce inflammation.

Body Butter with Peppermint and Tallow Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup tallow
  • 1 cup Shea butter
  • ½ cup jojoba oil
  • 2 tsp. vitamin E oil
  • 1 tsp. peppermint essential oil

Directions:

Begin by placing your Shea butter and tallow in a glass container. Position the glass container in a medium saucepan of simmering water and allow it to heat on medium until they are melted together. Note: you can also utilize a double boiler for this process.

Remove the Shea butter and tallow from the heat and stir in the jojoba oil. Next, prepare a bucket of ice and water and allow the glass bowl to sit in the ice for five minutes. Pour in the vitamin E oil and the peppermint oil and stir. Allow the body butter to remain on ice water until entirely chilled—another half an hour.

Next, remove the glass bowl from the ice bucket and utilize a hand mixer or a stand mixer to whip the mixture. Stiff peaks should begin to form.

Carefully scoop your prepared body butter into an airtight container and store in a dark location. Because it contains vitamin E, this butter should last about a year.

Christmas Eve Peppermint Body Butter Recipe

Ingredients:

  • ½ cup cocoa butter
  • ½ cup coconut oil
  • ½ cup Shea butter
  • 1 tsp. vitamin E oil
  • ½ cup sweet almond oil
  • 2-4 drops of peppermint essential oils

Directions:

Bring the cocoa butter, the coconut oil, and the Shea butter together in a medium-sized pot. Place the pot over low heat and stir slowly. Allow the mixture to assimilate and melt completely. Afterwards, remove it from heat.

Next, add your sweet almond oil, vitamin E, and 2-4 drops of peppermint essential oils. Remember: each drop is strong, but you can enhance the smell as much as you like!

Stir the mixture well and allow it to chill in your refrigerator for two hours. The mixture should begin to firm.

Afterwards, take the mixture out of the refrigerator and utilize a stand mixer or hand mixer. Mix until the “batter” is whipped-looking, like whipped cream.

Place the newly-prepared whipped body butter in a glass, sealable jar or container and store it in a cool, dry location. If you’ve utilized all the incredible, organic ingredients listed above, your body butter should last up to twelve months for long-lasting, luxurious effects.

Pina Colada Beach-Ready Coconut Oil Body Butter Recipe

Ingredients

  • ½ cup Shea butter
  • 1/3 cup jojoba oil
  • 1/3 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tsp. beeswax
  • 2 tbsp. honey
  • 10 drops coconut essential oils
  • 15 drops natural pineapple essential oils

Directions:

Begin by bringing the Shea butter, coconut oil, honey, and beeswax together in a glass bowl. To the side, bring a pot of water to a slow simmer on low heat. Place the glass bowl in the simmering water and allow the butter, oil, honey, and beeswax to melt together. Note: you can also utilize a double boiler in this instance. Once it’s melted and well assimilated, remove the glass bowl from the heat. Next, add the jojoba oil and stir well. Add the essential oil drops immediately after and mix.

Next, place the glass bowl in the refrigerator for thirty minutes. The mixture should begin to harden. Then, remove the mixture from the refrigerator and mix it with a hand mixer for about ten minutes. Soft peaks should begin to form, and the mixture should resemble whipped cream. Don’t eat it! Dollop the body butter into a sterilized, sealable container, and store it in a clean, dark location.