Whipping this body butter is the secret to its great texture.
But be aware that the texture doesn’t last forever, especially in warm weather. But even after the whipped peaks melt into normal lotion this still makes a thick and non-greasy lotion.
Cocoa Body Butter Lotion
Whipped Lotion is light and non-greasy
- 1/4 cup cocoa butter
- 1/4 cup shea (or mango) butter
- 1/4 cup coconut oil
- 1/4 cup almond oil
- 10-20 drops essential oil
Combine all ingredients, except the essential oils, in a small pot or double boiler. Gently melt and stir over medium-low heat until the mixture is liquid.
Gently melt and stir over medium-low heat until the mixture is liquid.
Remove from the heat and allow the mixture to partially set up - at least 30 minutes in the fridge or longer on the counter. Then add the essential oils of your choice, and whip with a hand mixer until the body butter is fluffy and stiff peaks have formed.