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12 Decadent Homemade Body Butter Recipes: Heaven in a Jar

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When your skin is screaming out for some love, DIY body butter is sure to please. Making homemade body butter just requires a few ingredients, but essential oils can be added for additional soothing and healing properties. I know you'll love these body butter recipes!

My skin has been crazy dry the last few months, so this morning I decided to whip up a few remedies for this. I pulled out a few of my favorite body butter recipes and got busy.

I started with the Wellness Mama's Organic Homemade Lotion recipe (find below) using almond oil, coconut oil, beeswax and cocoa butter. This recipe is super easy. The longest part was just waiting for the beeswax and cocoa butter to melt.

The results looks more like a balm than a lotion, but it absorbs really well.

Then I moved on to Mommypotamus’ recipe for Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter. Sounds like something you can eat… At least my daughter thought so. She kept asking for a bite. This recipe is a bit more involved than the previous and dirtied a lot more dishes, but the end result was pretty sweet.

Body butter is so fun to make and the end result is truly decadent.

jar of homemade body butter

Are you interested in making your own body butter?

The heavenly recipes below are sure to get your creative juices flowing.

But first…. What will you need to make your own body butter?

Where to Find Ingredients for Body Butter Recipes

There are a few staple ingredients that you may need when making these delectable recipes. Most can be found quite easily on Amazon or Mountain Rose Herbs.

Where to Purchase Quality Essential Oils:

When I first began using Essential Oils, my focus was on finding the cheapest price. I would scour the web and Amazon comparing prices for individual oils.

But, I have since learned, that with Essential Oils, cheaper isn’t always better.

I know where the grass fed meat I feed my family comes from along with the fresh produce I buy from local farmers.

Now on to the recipes…

Wellness Mama's Organic Homemade Lotion

Wellness Mama’s Organic Homemade Lotion
Wellness Mama’s Organic Homemade Lotion

For this recipe you will need:

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Bronzing Whipped Body Butter

Bronzing Whipped Body Butter
Bronzing Whipped Body Butter

What's better than a luscious body butter that's also a bronzer?

For this recipe you will need:

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3 Ingredient Whipped Body Butter

3 Ingredient Whipped Body Butter
3 Ingredient Whipped Body Butter

What could be simpler that just 3 ingredients?

For this recipe you will need:

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Whipped Mango Body Butter Recipe

Whipped Mango Body Butter Recipe
Whipped Mango Body Butter Recipe

This recipe uses just 4 ingredients:

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Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter

Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter
Whipped Coconut Oil Body Butter

The only ingredient absolutely necessary for this recipe is:

How sweet is that?

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Whipped Body Butter Recipe

Whipped Body Butter Recipe
Whipped Body Butter Recipe

For this recipe you will need:

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Simple Shea Body Butter Recipe

Simple Shea Body Butter Recipe
Simple Shea Body Butter Recipe

This is another recipe that only uses 3 ingredients. I love it!

For this recipe you will need:

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Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter

Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter
Mint Chocolate Whipped Body Butter

This body butter looks good enough to eat. I know because I just made it and had to resist taking a lick. 🙂

For this recipe you will need:

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Peppermint Body Butter

Peppermint Body Butter
Peppermint Body Butter

For this recipe you will need:

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White Chocolate Peppermint Body Butter

White Chocolate Peppermint Body Butter
White Chocolate Peppermint Body Butter

For this recipe you will need:

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Magnesium Body Butter

Magnesium Body Butter
Magnesium Body Butter

For this recipe you will need:

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Jessica's Scrumptious Homemade Body Butter

Jessica’s Scrumptious Homemade Body Butter
Jessica’s Scrumptious Homemade Body Butter

For this recipe, you will need:

Find the complete recipe here.

I hope you've been inspired to whip up some of your own body butter! Please come back and share you body butter experiences! I would love to hear about them!

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