DIY Coconut oil body butter


Ingredients/materials needed for this recipe


  • Clean the glass beaker using isopropyl alcohol
  • Add the coconut oil and shea butter to the beaker
  • Place the beaker in a pot of boiling water and let the oils melt.
  • Once the oils are melted, put it in the fridge for an hour.
  • Now, add the sweet almond oil with arrowroot powder and mix well using a clean spoon.
  • Add the vitamin E oil and essential oil to it. Set aside
  • After 1 hr, remove the melted oils from the fridge and scrape out the edges of the beaker using a clean spoon.
  • Now add the liquid oils mixture to the beaker.
  • Using a hand mixer, blend all the ingredients together until you see a whipped butter consistency.
  • Once it is done, clean the glass jar using isopropyl alcohol and transfer the contents to it.
  • Enjoy the smooth, rich and luxury body butter.


  • If the room temperature is above 75F, it is better to store the body butter in the fridge because the oils will melt at warm temperature.
  • A little goes a long way, so if you use it too much, you may feel greasy.
  • Body butter stay good only for 5 – 6 months as we do not add any preservative. So keep it clean and away from water.
  • Use a wooden spoon or keep your hands clean when touching it to avoid mold and bacteria.


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