body butter

My skin has been very dry and rough with the change of seasons.  I’m also running out of my favorite body butter. I decided to make a DIY Body Butter. I am so happy I did. It was easy to do, cost-effective, and I used Lavender Young Living Essential Oils to scent my moisturizer (which made it smell AMAZING!).  I’ve been using it for a few days now, and I will probably never buy lotion again. I think I have a new favorite.  If you want soft, smooth, healthy skin, then make this easy moisturizer!

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Here’s what you need:

  1. 3 tablespoons of coconut oil
  2. 2 tablespoons of beeswax
  3. 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  4. 1 teaspoon of sweet almond oil
  5. 1 tablespoon of aloe vera gel
  6. 8 drops of Young Living Essential Oils, your choice of scent

Here’s what you do:

  1. Melt the coconut oil, beeswax, and olive oil together in a double boiler.
  2. In another, melt the aloe vera with the almond oil.IMG_2143
  3. When melted, combine all oils.
  4. When all the oils are melted together, shut off the heat.  Add in 8 drops of Young Living Essential Oils of your choice.
  5. Whip the oil mixture with a mixer for about 1-2 minutes until your mixture becomes creamy.
  6. Scoop the creamy mixture into containers of your choice, and allow to cool before covering.
  7. Enjoy the moisture and aromatherapy this body butter will provide!
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1 Comment on DIY Body Butter

  1. By using this oil morning and night, you will not only help yourself look younger, your skin is able to breathe,
    while it generates new cells and repairs. The fatty acids in the oil help keep skin healthy and
    prevent early aging. One of the very important ways of
    turning back the clock and looking younger is the type of skin care products
    you use.