Body butter is one of the best ingredients for dealing with everyday dryness issues. It can be used for the face, body and almost anywhere. But the problem is that often body butter turns out to be very expensive when you buy them from stores. So here are some simple ideas on making body butter at home.
These Include Natural Ingredients And Are Ideal For Soothing Dry Skin Woes
Chocolate Body Butter
For making this body butter you need to melt about 3/4 cup coconut oil. You will also need some vanilla powder or extract, 1/3 cup agave nectar and about 1/4 cup of cocoa powder. You can add some essential oils to the mixture if you want. Once the coconut oil is melted, you can add all of the remaining ingredients to the oil and then mix all of these together. Then take it out in a small jar and store well. Use as desired.
Shea Butter And Coconut Oil Body Butter
For making this recipe you will need about 1/2 cup of shea butter, which is available easily in most stores along with some vitamin E oil or even almond oil, which has nourishing properties and benefits. Melt the butter and oil and then mix it well together. To this mixture add some drops of vanilla oil or extract and then allow it to set in a clean jar. Use as desired.
Jojoba Body Butter
For making this body butter you need about 1/2 cup coconut oil or even beeswax or shea butter. Along with this you can add some cocoa butter too if you like. Then you need two spoons of jojoba oil along with jojoba extract or essence. If you have normal skin then a few drops of tea tree oil or even lemon oil can be added here to make the butter fresher and reduce greasiness. Melt the oil or butter along with other ingredients. Once cooled and mixed you can pour the same in a clean jar and allow it to set. This is a cooling and soothing body butter that can be used during summers too.
Rose Body Butter
Rose body butter is a refreshing smell that really works in cooling and soothing the body. For making this butter you need about 60 grams or a small cup of refined or extra virgin coconut oil. Then take about 3-4 spoons of almond or olive oil. You will also need about 2 spoons of cornstarch and and some rose extract or oil. Allow the coconut oil to melt, then mix all ingredients together till no lumps are visible. Store after cooling.
Lavender Body Butter
Lavender body butter is a soothing and fresh option for all year long. For making this body butter you need about 4 spoons of coconut oil along with 2 spoons of olive oil, beeswax, Lanolin and lavender essential oil. You will also need a spoon of honey, 3 spoons of aloe vera gel and a vitamin E capsule. Heat some water and place a small pan over the water (double boiler). Then melt all the oils, honey and beeswax in it. Once it is cooled you have to add the Lanolin. Now heat it again on low and add the vitamin E along with the lavender oil. Once off the heat, keep whipping until the mixture is cool. Then set it in a clean jar and use as desired.