DIY Body Butter.

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DIY projects are my guilty pleasure, and holistic therapy is a close second. So a DIY 100% natural body butter is right up my street. I like to know what I am putting on my body, sounds funny as I am a huge makeup enthusiast. But to me this is even more reason to make sure the skin underneath is well taken care of.
I used to splurge on high end fancy creams and lotions full of perfume and additives, and don’t get me wrong I loved them. But in my first pregnancy I became allergic to almost all of my cosmetics, it was as if everything was leaving burn marks on my skin.
So I went on the search for natural alternatives, since then my allergies have gone but still prefer to use a lot of natural products.
I love this cream because it is a great moisturizer and its ingredients all have their own healing properties.

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Shea Butter.

  • Full of antioxidants.
  • Restores skins elasticity.
  • Natural sunscreen.

Coconut Oil.

  • Antibacterial.
  • Hydrating.
  • Anti-Aging

Olive Oil.

  • Anti Inflammatory
  • Gentle Moisturizer

Lavender Oil.

  • Detoxifies the skin.
  • Relaxes the body.
  • Calming scent.
  • These 4 ingredients are all you need to make this simple body butter. If you are not a fan of Lavender you can just replace it with another essential oil.

You Will Need

  • 3 Cups Raw Cold pressed Coconut oil
  • 3 Cups Raw Shea Butter
  • 2 Cups Olive oil
  • 10-12 Drops Pure Lavender Oil

Method.

 

Combine all of your ingredients in a sauce pan and allow them to melt gently on a low to medium heat. You do not want them to cook or boil.

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You have a liquid take it off the heat and allow it to cool.

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Pour your liquid into a container and place in the fridge.

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Allow a few hours for this to set.

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Once you have a fairly solid mixture. Use a hand whisk to whip the mixture till you are left with a light creamy consistency.

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Fill your jars or containers and you are done.
This body butter makes a great gift and is mild enough for use on babies.
-xFJx