Tis’ the season for holiday scents and one of our favorites is freshly baked gingerbread cookies. So instead of buying artificially fragranced body butters and lotions this season – we’re sharing how to make your own with all natural, gentle ingredients! Package your finished body butter in a mason jar and top it with a bow and you’ve got a perfect handmade holiday gift, too.
What You Need:
What to Do:
- In a double boiler, combine your Shea Butter and Coconut Oil. Stir on medium heat until melted and well combined. Once melted, remove from heat.
- Scoop the mixture into a bowl and set in the fridge for 30 minutes to an hour.
- Remove from the fridge and add the cinnamon, ground ginger, and vanilla extract. Use a hand mixer to mix the ingredients until whipped (3-5 minutes).
- Scoop the body butter into a mason jar or any desired container - and gift away! The Body Butter has a shelf life of up to 6 months, If you see a separation, simply stir before applying.