Homemade Whipped Body Butter

Whipped Body Butter

  • 1/4 c. shea butter
  • 2 Tbsp carrier oil (I used sweet almond and avocado)
  • 1 tsp vitamin E oil (optional)
  • 25 drops essential oil (optional)
On a double boiler (I just used a Pyrex bowl placed in a bowl of really hot water), melt the shea butter together with the carrier oils, stirring well.
Once the shea butter is completely melted (remember – do NOT heat shea butter on high heat, or it becomes gritty), place the bowl containing the butter/oils into an ice water bath and cool slightly.
Stir in your vitamin E and essential oils (if you’re using them).
With a hand mixer, begin whipping the melted shea and oils together. It may take 5-10 minutes before you start seeing a whipped consistency, but it will happen.
Once you have a consistency you like, transfer to a lidded container. Should keep 6 months (especially if you use the vitamin E to help preserve).
Whipped Coconut Body Butter
I scooped out about half a jar of coconut oil, put it into my kitchen aid mixer and whipped it up for about 7 minutes and there you have it!!  You can add a few drops of scent, if desired.
Recommended to use it is after bath or shower when skin is still wet.  Scoop out some and rub all over, let it soak in for a minute, then lightly towel off.
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