DIY cacao and coconut nourishing body butter

DIY cacao and coconut nourishing body butter

Do it yourself beauty recipes are favorites, because they are fun to make, and you know exactly what is in them.

This cacao and coconut nourishing body butter is a great skin care product for the entire body.

This butter is also a perfect gift for the holidays and special occasions.

Let’s take a closer look at the ingredients in this organic beauty recipe.

Cacao butter:
It is packed with antioxidants that help repair damage skin cells and kill damage-causing free radicals. Cacao is a true super food and is also powerful as a beauty ingredient.

Coconut oil:
This oil is packed with healthy fats called medium-chain fatty acids, which help keep skin moisturized and smooth to the touch. It is also a good source of vitamin E, which is known as a potent skin health vitamin.

Directions:
Mix one part grated cacao butter to three parts melted organic coconut oil
Add 5 drops vanilla essential oil
Let it solidify in a BPA-free glass jar for 3 hours
Refrigerate
Keeps 6 months

We recommend Living Tree Community Foods for the coconut oil and cacao butter.

We recommend Mountain Rose Herbs as a reputable source for essential oils and for glass jars.

Note: None of the information in our website is intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any illness or disease. The content on our website is for educational purposes only.

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For the medicinal properties of coconut oil.

For a homemade coconut oil toothpaste.

For a DIY  lemon and coconut deodorant.

REFERENCES:
1. “4 New Uses for Cocoa.” Health. Health, n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.
2. “Coconut Oil for Skin.” Organic Facts. Organic Facts, n.d. Web. 13 Dec. 2014.

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