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How to Make Silky-Smooth Homemade Body Butter

Whip up this easy and luscious body butter for just $6.50 using 5 pure ingredients.
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Make your own luxurious body butter with just 5 ingredients. 

Make your own luxurious body butter with just 5 ingredients. 

Orange Cacao Body Butter

Makes 1/2 cup

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1/4 cup virgin coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp pure shea butter
  • 2 tbsp chopped raw cacao butter
  • 1 tbsp pure vitamin E oil
  • 1/4 tsp orange essential oil

*Organic ingredients preferred.

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Chop the raw cacao butter. 

Chop the raw cacao butter. 

1. Melt Ingredients

In a heat-safe bowl over a pot of boiling water or in a double boiler, melt coconut oil, shea butter and cacao butter.

Melt over a double boiler. 

Melt over a double boiler. 

2. Add Vitamin E and Orange Oil

Remove bowl from heat and add in vitamin E and orange oil. Whisk until combined.

Whisk in essential oils. 

Whisk in essential oils. 

3. Freeze for 20 to 30 Minutes

Place bowl in the freezer for 20 to 30 minutes, until it’s half solidified.

Freeze for 20-30 minutes. 

Freeze for 20-30 minutes. 

4. Beat Until Fluffy

Remove bowl from freezer. Using an electric hand mixer on high, beat mixture for 1 to 2 minutes, until a fluffy, butter like consistency is achieved.

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Beat until light and creamy. 

Beat until light and creamy. 

5. Store in Jar and Enjoy!

Transfer mixture to an airtight container or jar and store in the bathroom. Apply all over your body from neck to toes every day after showering.

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