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Body Butters

Posted by Isabelle

The following recipes are easy to make and are wonderful balms for the face and body.

They are only suggestions and ideas on how to mix butters and waxes with other vegetable and essential oils. You can play with the proportions given below to change the consistency of the product so that you can create exactly what works for you.

Basic Recipe

In a 100 ml jar:

  1. Melt the Beeswax, Cocoa and Shea Butter in a Bain Marie
  2. Add the other vegetable and essential oils
  3. Stir…
  4. Pour into jar and leave to cool
  5. Enjoy!

Body Butter for Mature Skin

Suitable for face and body.

In a 100 ml jar:

  • Shea Butter 50 ml
  • Cocoa Butter 20 ml
  • Rosehip 10 ml
  • Macadamia 10 ml
  • Borage 10 ml
  • Frankincense10 drops
  • Geranium 4 drops
  • Patchouli 1 drop

Body Butter for dry skin

Suitable for face and body.

in a 100 ml jar:

  • Shea Butter 30 ml
  • Calendula 30 ml
  • Coconut / Monoi 20ml
  • Cocoa Butter 20 ml
  • Beeswax 10 ml
  • Palmarosa10 drops
  • Geranium 7 drops
  • Bergamot 4 drops
  • Lavender 2 drops
  • Petitgrain or Neroli 2 drops

Tissue repair Ointment

To massage over scarred and damaged tissue.

In a 100 ml jar:

  • Shea Butter 50 ml
  • Rosehip 30 ml
  • Cocoa butter 10 ml
  • Argan 10 ml
  • 20 drops frankincense
  • 10 drops lavender

Gentle exfoliating orange cleanser

Suitable for face and body.

In a 100 ml jar:

  • Shea Butter 30 ml
  • Jojoba 20 ml
  • Cocoa Butter 10 ml
  • Beeswax 10 ml
  • Oatmeal flakes or crushed Wheatgerm 1/2 Teaspoon
  • Orange essential oil 1.5 ml
  • Mandarin essential oil1.5 ml

Lip Balm

In a 15ml jar:

  • Beeswax 5 ml
  • Olive / Rosehip / Calendula 14 ml
  • Lemon essential oil 1 ml