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Nourishing to the skin and protective against skin dryness, try this homemade, easy-to-make body butter. This neutral recipe with a smooth shea butter base makes for a wonderful creamy balm.


Materials List


  •  A Blue Glass Jar 60 ml - White Lid
  •  A saucepan
  •  A spoon
  •  A bowl



  •  45 gr Shea butter (3 tablespoons)
  •  5 gr of Cocoa butter (1 teaspoon)
  •  5 gr of beauty oil (Of your choice - jojoba suggested) (1 teaspoon)
  •  10 drops of vitamin E


Add essential oils to create a personalized body butter. Discover your favorite scent among the following suggestions:

  •  Patchouli & Ylang Ylang: 5 drops Patchouli & 3 drops of  Ylang Ylang
  •  Peppermint & Sage: 6 drops of Peppermint & 2 drops of Sage - Common
  •  Lavender & Cedar Wood: 5 drops of Lavender & 2 drops of Cedar Wood
  •  Eucalyptus & Spearmint : 3 drops of Eucalyptus Globulus & 6 drops of Spearmint
  •  Orange & Cardamom : 5 drops of Sweet Orange & 3 drops of Cardamom



  •  Melt the shea butter in a saucepan. Add 5 drops of vitamin E. Measure out 3 tablespoons and pour into a bowl.
  •  Melt the cocoa in a warm bath (double-broiler style) and 5 drops of vitamin E. Measure out 1 tablespoon and pour into the bowl with the shea butter.
  •  Mix well Let the butter cool and when the butter is lukewarm, add the vegetable oil and mix well.
  •  Pour mixture into the 60ml pot.
  •  Cool in the freezer (about 30 minutes) to solidify
  •  Put the equivalent of a hazelnut in the hollow of your hand, warm up and massage into skin. Apply in the evening, during the day or whenever the need arises.


Precautions & recommendations


Store in a cool place and away from light.

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