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Lavender Body Butter Recipe

If you are struggling to sleep at night, have you tried a homemade lavender body butter? 
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Keyword: body butter, lavender body butter
Yield: 1 cup
Author: Reshma

Equipment

  • Glass bowl to melt ingredients
  • Small saucepan to boil water
  • Hand mixer or whisk
  • 1 sterilised, reusable glass jar

Materials

  • 1/2 cup cocoa butter
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 10 drops lavender essential oil

Instructions

  • Place the cocoa butter and coconut oil in glass bowl.
  • Place the bowl over a pan of boiling water to gently melt the mixture.
  • Whisk the coconut oil and cocoa butter until it completely melts.
  • Remove from glass bowl from the heat and allow it cool down a little (usually 10 mins).
  • Once the mixture is lukewarm add the lavender essential oil and whisk again.
  • Place the bowl in the fridge for 30 to 45 mins or until the mixture is semi hard.
  • Remove the bowl and whip the mixture using a hand mixer for about 1-3 minutes to get a creamy and fluffy texture.
  • Once you are happy with the texture, spoon the lavender body butter in a sterilised, air tight jar.
  • The body butter is now ready for use whenever you need it!

Notes

This recipe will make about 1 cup of homemade whipped lavender body butter, which should last a month if used regularly.  To make more, you can double the ingredients.
To make the body butter even creamier, you can add another butter such as mango butter, avocado butter or shea butter to the recipe.