1 1/4 cups shea butter
1/2 cup organic, cold-pressed coconut oil
1/2 cup apricot kernel seed oil or sweet almond oil (try Dr. Adorable's brand)
1 tsp vitamin E oil
2 tbsp arrowroot powder
Add 25-30 drops of your favorite essential oils
In a double boiler over medium heat, melt the coconut oil and shea butter. Remove from heat and pour in mixing bowl. Set mixing bowl in refrigerator for about an hour or more, or until the mixture is semi-solid. Remove from the refrigerator and begin mixing it in an electric mixer on a low speed. Add apricot kernel seed or sweet almond oil slowly to the mixture. Increase the speed of the mixer to high. Add essential oils of choice. Whip mixture for about 10 minutes until light and fluffy. Using a wood spoon transfer body butter into container.
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