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How to make body butter from A Delightful Home's Body Scrub Bible:
Makes approximately 4 ounces of body butter.
3 ounces cocoa butter
1.5 ounces jojoba oil
5 drops of essential oil (optional)
You will also need:
Container for body butter
1. Weigh cocoa butter then place in the top of a double-boiler. If you are using large
chunks of cocoa butter, cut into smaller pieces to make the melting process a little
quicker. Heat over medium heat until the cocoa butter has melted.
2. Once cocoa butter has melted, remove from heat. Add jojoba oil.
3. Let cool briefly then pour oil mixture into a bowl. Leave to cool.
The cooling process can take a number of hours. You can speed things along by
placing bowl in the fridge or freezer for a little while, or sit bowl in an ice bath.
Once the oils have cooled and begun to turn opaque, it’s time to whip.
4. Using a hand mixer, whip the body butter. Whip for two minutes and let sit for another
Whip for another two minutes, then let sit for another five. Continue this process until
the body butter is whipped to your liking.
Once body butter is thick and creamy, scoop into jar.
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