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Whipped Shea Baby Butter

Make your own baby butter at home, using whipped coconut and shea butter, two natural ingredients that are wonderful on sensitive skin.
Active Time20 mins
Cooling Time1 hr
Total Time1 hr 20 mins
Course: Bath and Body
Cuisine: Wellness
Keyword: baby, moisturizer, shea butter
Yield: 8 ounces
Author: Stephanie Gerber
Cost: $12

Equipment

  • Medium bowl and/or double boiler
  • Hand mixer
  • 8 ounce jar with lid

Materials

Instructions

  • Combine the oils and butters together in a medium glass bowl or double boiler. Melt oils, stirring every few minutes until combined.
  • When the oils have melted, add essential oils and stir well.
  • Let the mixture cool until just barely solidified (I give it a stir every 10 minutes or so to check the consistency). Place in the fridge to speed this up.
  • Then beat with a mixer until the butter turns creamy and frothy. This could take 5-10 minutes.
  • Transfer to a clean, lidded container.

Notes

Apply several times a day to soothe chapped skin.
Use within 6 months.