All-Natural Body Butter Recipe Easy Enough To Make At Home

Body butter has seen a surge in popularity in recent years. Many people have seen this product filling the shelves in stores across the country without understanding what is inside. Body butter is designed to help repair dry skin by offering a healing and moisturizing solution.

These products are similar to lotion, but they are significantly thicker and heavier in consistency. While ingredients may differ between recipes, Body butter typically contains Shea butter, cocoa butter and some sort of vegetable-based oils such as coconut oil. As the name suggests,

Body butter can be used over the entire body or specifically on problematic areas. These solutions have healing and rejuvenating effects on skin.

Despite their widespread popularity, many people are still hesitant to purchase any form of body butter. Not only are people unaware of how this product differs from normal lotion, but many companies also sell body butter for a high price.

The unique ingredients and consistency of this product make it slightly more valuable than average lotions. Companies capitalize on the difference and popularity of this product by marking up the prices.

This is a shame for people with skin issues who could really use the healing properties of a body butter solution. Fortunately, there is an alternative option for those who don't want to spend a lot of money on body butter.

Although body butter may sound like a complicated mixture, the ingredients are actually quite basic. They are easy to find in stores and aren't very expensive when purchased separately. In fact, you can make your very own body butter at home.

This recipe will help to rejuvenate and moisturize your skin with its high concentration of cocoa butter and coconut oil. This recipe only takes a few minutes to make and is significantly cheaper than official products sold by major companies.

Whipped Body Butter Ingredients

  • 1 cup of organic coconut oil
  • 1 cup of organic, solid cocoa butter (It is important not to use lotion as a substitute.)
  • 10-15 drops of any topical or aromatic essential oil (Lavender, Cedarwood and Frankincense are excellent choices.)


1. Pour the coconut oil and cocoa butter into a saucepan and turn on medium-heat.

2. Wait four to five minutes until they have turned to complete liquid.

3. Pour the mixture into a bowl and place in the refrigerator for 30 to 45 minutes.

4. Mix in the essential oils.

5. Whip the mixture for about 10 minutes.

6. Enjoy massaging your skin!

Do you know someone who suffers from dry skin, either year-round or just when it's cold out? Let us know in the comments and show this article to them to save them money on moisturizer!

Our content is created to the best of our knowledge, yet it is of general nature and cannot in any way substitute an individual consultation by your doctor. Your health is important to us!