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Body Butter with Essential Oils

jessica | March 28, 2016

Spring has sprung and after a dry cold winter, moisturizing our skin is a must!! And, you’ll love this body butter combo made with love!!


What You Will Need:

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  • 1/2 Cup Shea Butter
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut Oil
  • 1 Tablespoon Almond Oil
  • Your favorite Essential Oil
  • Microwavable Safe Dish
  • Wide Mouth Jar, I use a small Mason Jar

How To:

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Put Shea Butter and Coconut Oil in a microwavable safe dish, and microwave in 20 second increments stirring each time until all is melted.

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Put melted mix into a bowl that you can use a mixer in.

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Place into fridge until firm, but not hardened.

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Once firm, whip on high with a mixer until all is whipped together, making it fluffy!

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Then add your favorite Essential Oil (I used Lavender) to your desired smell and the Almond Oil, and stir until well blended.

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Then put into your container with a lid and let it harden for about an hour, if you want a harder butter put in the fridge.

 

 

10 Comments

  • Kimmi Giglio March 28, 2016 at 7:14 pm

    I made almost this same recipe for Christmas gifts for my employees. They loved it. <3

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  • Pam Bradshaw March 28, 2016 at 8:55 pm

    What a great idea!!! Thanks for sharing the recipe. Will have to make some for me and for gifts. God Bless!

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  • Stephanie garling March 29, 2016 at 11:47 am

    Awesome! I can’t wait to make this! Thank you for sharing!

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  • Kasey March 29, 2016 at 3:26 pm

    Yay! Thanks for the great tutorial! Can’t wait to try!!

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  • Marilyn March 30, 2016 at 3:06 pm

    Ohhhh I am so going to try this!!! I have recently begun my adventure with essential oils and coconut oil.

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  • Raquel March 30, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    Thanks for this tutorial! I have ordered the items needed and am excited to try it out.

    Reply
  • CW March 31, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    What brand of essential oils do you use? I am interested in using essential oils, but there are so many brands.

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    • jessica March 31, 2016 at 7:03 pm

      I normally use Ameo.

      Reply
  • Sandi March 31, 2016 at 7:01 pm

    Thanks so much for this! I’ve been using the Doterra Oils for almost a year now and love them. The only trouble I will have is choosing a favorite scent for the body butter!

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  • Michelle April 7, 2016 at 12:48 am

    I can’t wait to make this, and it sounds so simple. I love body butter! Thanks for sharing and God bless!

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