Wild Spruce Body Butter

An all natural, gorgeously smooth face cream that will leave your skin radiant and glowing.

Yield: 4-50 gram containers

Ingredients

  • 40 grams shea butter
  • 40 grams cocoa butter
  • 80 grams coconut oil
  • 80 grams sweet almond oil
  • 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp vitamin e
  • 20 drops black spruce essential oil 

Instructions

Heat 2-3 inches of water in the bottom of a large, flat saute pan. 

Find a stainless steel bowl that will fit inside the saute pan, above. 

Measure the cocoa butter, shea butter, coconut oil and liquid oil into the bowl, and heat together over medium heat until the oils are completely liquid. 

Remove from heat and place the bowl in the freezer until firm, about 30 minute4s, or until you can press your finger in it and make an imprint. 

Add essential oils and vitamin E to the bowl.

Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, start whipping the mixture on the slowest setting and gradually increase the speed as the mixture softens. Whip until it transitions from yellow to white, then lower the mixer speed back down and whip a little more to make it extra fluffy.

Once the body butter is light and fluffy, add the cornstarch and whip 1-2 minutes. 

Store in an clean, airtight container.

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