April 11, 2014

DIY Whipped Shea Butter for Natural Hair and Skin



Like to keep it simple? This one's for you.  With a few drops of your favorite essential oils and a little bit of shea butter you can whip up a super creamy mix that's great for sealing moisture into your skin or hair! Give it a try and report back!

WHAT YOU'LL NEED
-8 oz raw unrefined Shea Butter
-1 Tbsp Jojoba Oil
-Spearmint Essential Oil
-Lemongrass Essential Oil
-Electric Beater
-Ziploc bag

DIRECTIONS
  • Combine the shea butter and jojoba oil in a bowl
  • Boil a pot of water and place your bowl inside the pot to create a double boiler, stir until soft
  • Add less than 10 drops each of spearmint and lemongrass essential oils
  • Whip the mixture with a handheld mixer 
  • Create a piping bag by placing a ziploc bag inside a large cup
  • Scoop the whipped mixture into a ziploc bag
  • Cut a hole in one of the corners of the ziploc and squeeze the mixture into a container

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