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Luscious body butter recipe

This rich body butter is particularly suited to dry skin and chapped, cracked hands and feet.

Yield: 500 grams


  • 100g shea butter
  • 75g virgin coconut oil
  • 50g cocoa butter
  • 50g mango butter
  • 50g macadamia oil
  • 35g avocado oil
  • 35g jojoba oil
  • 35g rice bran oil
  • 35g sweet almond oil
  • 35g macwax
  • 6 drops rosemary oleoresin extract (optional)


  1. Measure out all ingredients into a stainless steel or heat resistant glass container.
  2. Place the container in a pot half full of hot water, and heat on the stove until all the ingredients are melted.
  3. (Optional) Cool down to around 50ºC / 122º F before adding the desired essential oil blend.
  4. Pour the body butter into your prepared storage containers.

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