DIY Peppermint Body Butter

DIY Peppermint Body Butter

DIY Peppermint Body Butter

Body butter. It’s all the rage right now, and with good reason. Lotion may be nice, but sometimes it leaves much to be desired. Lotion is a more liquid-y texture, while body butter has a thick and creamy, velvety texture. When the lotion or body butter is store bought, it most likely contains toxins and other skin care ingredients you want to avoid. Yuck! With our recipe for a DIY Peppermint Body Butter, your skin will feel invigorated and ultra-hydrated!

Peppermint Oil is known to wake up both skin and body. It has antimicrobial properties, which will help keep skin clean! Not only does this wonderful oil boost energy, it releases tight muscles and provides relief for soreness and stiffness. This oil has so many benefits, we knew it would be perfect for this body butter.

Ingredients and Supplies –

Instructions –

  1. In a double boiler over low medium heat, combine and melt your Shea Butter, Coconut Oil, and Sweet Almond Oil. Stir frequently.
  2. Once fully melted and combined, remove from heat.
  3. After 30 minutes, add in your Peppermint Oil.
  4. Whip using a hand mixer or Kitchen Aid for about 3 minutes.
  5. Place mixture in the fridge overnight.
  6. Remove from the fridge, and whip one final time for about 3 minutes.
  7. Place the body butter in your mason jar or sealed glass container.

To make this DIY Peppermint Body Butter last as long as possible, keep it away from heat and moisture. A small amount goes a long way. This body butter will melt into your skin and provide intense hydration all day long! It makes a fantastic gift, and it smells absolutely divine. Have fun with your DIY!

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