Sunday, April 7, 2013

Day of DIY # 39. Body butter.

Hellu!
Like I've mentioned in previous posts (here and here) I try to use as little chemicals and weird stuff as I can (except you know, for polish..). Anyways, I've been meaning to expand these things to more areas. I started looking at what I use and if I could make it myself instead. I bring you: body butter! :) I got the idea from this recipe. I didn't follow it exactly tho.

I bought some stuff from this site. Ordered on a sunday and got the package the following tuesday so they were really fast :) For this body butter I used shea butter (from the site), coconut oil and rapeseed oil.

Melt the solid oils with the liquid. Seems vattenbad is called double boiling in english..? Anways, do that :p

Then I put it on the balcony for an hour or so to cool off and solidify (is that a word?) a bit.

Whip it until it's buttery and fluffy :)

Congratulations you have body butter!

I really like this body butter. I didn't use any fragrance so basically it's edible lol. Which means I use it on my lips as well. It has a faint coconut smell. It is a bit oily but that doesn't bother me, and it absorbs into the skin pretty quickly so. I will be making this again :)
Oh and the paper in the background is for some different green recipes :) I have a lot of products left to try and make!
Toodels!

8 comments:

  1. Shit vad sugen jag blev nu, slängde raskt iväg en liten beställning på diverse fetter, lite teatree och annat. Här ska kladdas! Tack för tipset!

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  2. Jag samlar burkar. Jag har ett par i glas med metallock, bara att hämta.

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    1. Najs! Jag måste snart göra mer :)

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  3. Hmm, blev allt lite sugen på att blanda ihop nått liknande :) Min hud tycker att sheasmör är det bästa som finns, den skulle nog bli glad över nån kul hemmablandning

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    1. Ja det tror jag allas hud skulle bli :) Kan man franka nagellack så kan man väl franka hudkräm! ;D

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  4. Vad spännande! Synd att vi inte bor närmre så att jag kan prova.. Den där sidan hade ju ekologiska bomullsrondeller också = win!

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    1. Du kan prova nästa gång du kommer hit!

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