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DIY Whipped Shea Butter for Natural Hair and Skin

By January 27th, 2021No Comments
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!

-8 oz raw unrefined Shea Butter
-1 Tbsp Jojoba Oil
Spearmint Essential Oil
Lemongrass Essential Oil
Electric Beater
-Ziploc bag


  • 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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