Keeping your skin moisturized can be difficult as seasons change.
Come Winter, super dry air and plenty of wind work together to dry your skin at an alarming rate. It takes genuine effort to counteract this problem with mere lotions and creams. The use of stronger moisturizing agents can help simplify this task considerably.
Topping the list of moisturizing options for skin are body butters. These thick and oily concoctions take their name from the common food staple they come to resemble and are meant to be rubbed onto the skin as protection from the elements.
The best body butters are made up of multiple ingredients and can pass the benefits of each along to your skin every time they are used. Below, you will find a simple recipe for making your own body butter from scratch, using high quality, healthy ingredients your skin will greatly appreciate.
- 2 ½ tbsp cocoa butter (raw)
- 1 tbsp coconut oil (virgin)
- 2 tbsp sweet almond oil
- 1 tbsp sesame oil
- 1 tbsp grated beeswax
About the Ingredients
It has excellent hydrating and emollient properties. It is also a powerful antioxidant, which helps to fight against the free radicals, thereby preventing early signs of aging. It also smells great!
Virgin Coconut Oil
It is a powerful emollient, antiseptic, anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory. It is soothing in nature and keeps skin youthful and beautiful always.
Sweet Almond Oil
Sweet almond oil moisturizes and nourishes skin, creating a radiant glow on the skin.
It is a good moisturizer for extra dry skin.
It is an excellent skin softener, anti-bacterial and a skin healer.
How to Prepare?
Step#1 : Place all the ingredients in a double boiler. Heat until all the ingredients are melted completely.
Step#2 : Now remove the mixture from the flame and allow it to cool completely. Allow the mixture to solidify by keeping it in the fridge for a few hours.
Step#3 : When the mix gets solidified, transfer the contents into a clean jar and store it properly with a lid so that the aroma and moisture can be retained. Use it whenever required.
DIY homemade butter for dry skin is ready!!