All posts tagged: whipped body cream

Whipped Oat Milk Body Cream

I make a lot of body butters and I love them, because they work really well for skin especially during winter. Applying it over damp skin helps my skin lock and seal in the moisture from water and that results in a softer, smoother feel, though it gets a bit much for me doing it everytime. Usually I make creams & lotion for myself, son and family. I’ve taken classes, I’ve read a lot of books online and off and I still do, I’ve tried out a bunch of recipes and formulated a lot of recipes as well, and  just tying to figure out exactly what ingredients I like and what actually works for my skin. It’s always very interesting to see what works and what doesn’t and just learning about how oils/butters/liquids all work together to make creams/lotions. I formulated this recipe for my skin(dry skin). I wanted something very rich, thick but feels light, hence the whipping and something I can just use on a clean dry skin. I have to tell you this …

Shea Deluxe Moisturizing Body Butter

Winter is almost here and while we are shopping for knitwear, coats and boots  lets not forget the damage the cold air brings with it especially if like me you have dry skin and scaly legs(just sometimes), then you will appreciate a good nourishing body butter. But instead of going out to buy, Why not make one yourself, not only will it be cheaper but you know exactly what is going into it and truth be told it’s so much fun. Ingredients Shea butter 218g Coconut oil 42g Almond oil 18g Avocado oil 18g Glycerine 13g Blackcurrant oil 10g Lavender essential oil 15 drops Vitamin e 2g I did not melt the Shea butter or the coconut oil, I just put it all together and whipped it with a hand mixer until soft and fluffy. And that’s it! your  moisturizing body butter is ready to be used, you can just put in a container and since it does not contain water this will be okay to be kept in a cool dry place or fridge …