1/2 cup unrefined raw shea butter 2 tablespoons nourishing carrier oil (optional) 1 teaspoon arrowroot starch (optional) 15 drops essential oil
Medium-Size Sauce Pan Medium-Size Heat Safe Bowl Electric Mixer or Fork Fridge or Freezer Storage Jar
STEP 1: MELT SHEA
Melt the shea butter in a double boiler. Learn how to do this in the link below.
STEP 2: ADD OIL
Stir 1 teaspoon of arrowroot starch into the liquid oil of choice. Add to shea butter.
STEP 3: CHILL
Place the bowl in the fridge and allow it to solidify (about 30 minutes to 1 hour).
STEP 4: ADD ESSENTIAL OILS
Once the mixture is opaque and firm, remove the bowl from the fridge. Stir in essential oils.
STEP 5: WHIP
Use the whisk attachment and an electric mixer, hand mixer, or a fork to whisk the mixture until it appears “whipped.”
STEP 6: ENJOY!
Spoon into a jar and it's ready to use on the face, arms, legs, dry patches, etc.
For shelf life, how to use, the best essential oils, and more info click the recipe link below.