You will learn how to Make Whipped Shea Body Butter
What is Whipped Shea Butter?
Whipped shea butter is a creamy and fluffy version of raw shea butter that has been whipped to give it a lighter texture. Shea butter is extracted from the nuts of the shea tree and is known for its moisturizing and nourishing properties. It is rich in fatty acids and vitamins, making it an excellent ingredient for skincare products.
To make whipped shea butter, the raw shea butter is whipped with a hand mixer or a stand mixer until it becomes light and airy. Some people also add other natural ingredients such as oils, essential oils, or herbs to customize the whipped shea butter for their specific skincare needs.
Whipped shea butter is often used as a moisturizer for dry skin, as it helps to hydrate and nourish the skin while leaving it feeling soft and smooth. It can also be used to soothe irritated skin and to help reduce the appearance of scars and stretch marks.
One of the benefits of using whipped shea butter is that it is easy to apply and absorbs quickly into the skin without leaving a greasy residue. It can be used on the face, body, and even on the hair to provide moisture and shine.
Overall, whipped shea butter is a luxurious and natural skincare product that can provide numerous benefits for the skin and hair.
- (Makes approx 100g)
- 70g shea butter
- 29g organic cold-pressed sunflower oil (or a combination of any carrier oils such as avocado jojoba, sweet almond, or sunflower)
- 1g essential oils (approx
- drops essential oil
Soften the shea butter gently in a water bath and add the sunflower oil (or carrier oil of your choice). The shea butter doesn’t need to be completely melted. Take off the heat, allow it to cool a little, and whisk with a handheld electric whisk for 10 seconds. Allow to cool a bit more (you can place the bowl in the freezer to speed the process up) and then whisk again for another 10 seconds. Add the essential oils and continue the process of cooling and whisking until the mixture reaches a creamy consistency. Put into your container using a spoon
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Advantages of Whipped Shea Butter
- It improves the skin’s moisture and smoothness.
- It soothes sunburn, eczema, cuts, scrapes, and rashes.
- It helps fight breakouts, providing a protective barrier over the skin.
- It nourishes your skin with vitamins and antioxidants containing anti-aging properties.