DIY Holiday Gifts: Vanilla & Fig Non-Greasy Body Butter Recipe for Winter Skin Care
This DIY vanilla & fig non-greasy body butter recipe with hemp seed oil is perfect for DIY holiday gifts. Made using natural plant based ingredients, this homemade body butter recipe moisturizes & protects dry winter skin without ever feeling greasy! Keep reading to learn how to make your own homemade non-greasy body butter recipe scented in vanilla & fig – or any of your own seasonally favorite fragrances – for your seasonal winter holiday gifts this Christmas.
DIY Holiday Gifts: Non-Greasy Body Butter Recipe
This homemade vanilla fig scented non-greasy body butter recipe is the perfect treat for dry winter skin. Ingredients like shea butter, hemp seed oil and vitamin E moisturize skin and promote healing. While lanolin keeps skin hydrated by locking in moisture. The best part, however, is that this non-greasy body butter recipe leaves skin feeling luxuriously soft and smooth without the heaviness or greasy feeling that comes with many homemade body butters.
This non-greasy body butter absorbs quickly and can be used on hands,feet or as an all over body treat. Not only is this vanilla & fig scented body butter recipe great for helping to combat the drying effects of winter, it also makes a thoughtful DIY holiday gift idea. I’m making several of these to gift this Christmas to friends, family & coworkers. Because, to be honest, this vanilla & fig non-greasy body butter recipe is just too amazing not to share with everyone I love!
Vanilla & Fig Non-Greasy Body Butter Recipe
© Rebecca D. Dillon
3 oz. refined shea butter
.25 oz. refined/deodorized cocoa butter
.2 oz. hemp seed oil
.1 oz. lanolin
.1 oz. Cyclomethicone
.05 oz. arrowroot powder
.1 oz. Vanilla Fig fragrance oil
1 ml vitamin E oil
1/8th teaspoon cosmetic gold mica powder or similar, optional for color
Weigh out the arrowroot powder and stir into the butters until it has dissolved.
Now weigh out the lanolin and stir into the melted butters until it has liquified.
Next weigh out and stir in the hemp seed oil, Cyclomethicone and fragrance oil. Follow with the vitamin E oil using a graduated plastic pipette to measure out the vitamin E. Finally, use a measuring spoon to measure out the mica if desired and stir in. Mix well.
This non-greasy body butter recipe will take a while to harden up. You can speed this up by placing it in the fridge. Just when it starts to thicken but is still pourable remix the body butter to evenly distribute the mica as it can settle to the bottom. You can use a stick blender if needed. Then pour into a 4 oz. container of your choice. I used a small 4 oz. Ball canning jar. You can easily find these at local grocery stores as well as big box stores.
To use simply scoop out a small amount and rub onto skin as desired. Keep in mind that less is more. A little goes a long way and using too much will take the product longer to absorb.
If you like this recipe also be sure to try my homemade cranberry non-greasy body butter recipe as well as my dry oil body spray recipe. If you’d like to make the homemade honeycomb soap recipe pictured paired with this body butter you can find that recipe here. Or craft a matching vanilla & fig homemade shaving soap recipe.
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