Wednesday, December 22, 2010

DIY Holiday Body Butter

If you're like me, there's nothing more pampering than a good soak in the tub. However, in the winter months it can be so drying to my skin.

I found this fabulous DIY Holiday Body Butter recipe I'm drying to try out! I can get all these ingredients from my local EarthFare Market too!

This fabulous DIY Body Butter recipe is from Self Magazine:

What You Need:
1 cup coconut oil

1 cup cocoa butter

1 cinnamon stick

1 tbsp Vitamin E oil

1tsp vanilla essential oil

What To Do:

1. Warm the cocoa butter on medium heat in a pan until it becomes liquid.

2. Stir in the coconut oil for one minute, then turn off the heat and let the mixture cool for 20-30 minutes but don't let it set fully.

3. Once it cools, add the Vitamin E oil and vanilla essential oil. Using a whisk or a stick blender, whip the mixture until it becomes light and airy, like a mousse. Scoop it into an air-tight container, so it does't loose it's light texture. Break a piece of the cinnamon stick and place it in each container.

4. Slather it on right out of the shower for super soft, sweet smelling skin all day!

It's a delicious holiday treat for your skin!

Here is the link: http://www.self.com/beauty/blogs/beyondthebeautypages/2010/12/diy-holiday-body-butter-4-step.html
Merry Christmas! Love, Leslie

3 comments:

  1. Thank you for the recipe. It sounds so nourishing. I do love a good soak but hate the sandpaper skin. Wishing you and your family Christmas blessings!

    Sherry @ A Happy Valentine

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  2. It sounds greasy. Does it soak in well?

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  3. This soaks in nicely after a bath...give it a try!

    Coconut oil is great for dry hair as well!

    Coconut oil has so many health benefits...try cooking w/ it too!

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Love, Leslie

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