12 Homemade Body Butter Recipes That Are Good For Dry Skin
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12 Homemade Body Butter Recipes That Are Good For Dry Skin

Homemade Body Butter Recipes


The leaves are falling, the fire’s crackling, and winter skin is coming in fast! We all love the holiday season, but we can’t stand the flaky, dry skin that comes with it.

We’ve got you (and your elbows, knees, hands, and feet!) covered when it comes to staying baby-soft even as the temperature drops.


12 Homemade Body Butter Recipes That Are Good For Dry Skin. | Ideahacks.com

Perk Up With Rosemary Mint Whipped Shea Body Butter

Rosemary Mint Whipped Shea Body Butter

Think of cocoa and shea as keywords for super-effective, extra-soothing body butters. This recipe adds invigorating rosemary and spearmint oils for an invigorating scent and the health benefits of mental clarity, improved immune health, and stress relief.

Whipping shea butter can be a bit tricky but is super useful for many of these recipes, so check out this vid for a step-by-step guide.

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Recipe: Fresh Picked Beauty | Rosemary Whipped Shea Body Butter

Get Glowing With Super Glowy Body Butter

Super Glowy Body Butter

Flaky, ashy skin can make you want to hide, but who says you can’t shine when you’re skin’s dry? This body butter promises rich moisturizing properties and a healthful glow to fight even the dullest skin; you won’t believe how dewey and youthful your skin looks.

Feel free to customize this ultra-rich body butter with your favorite essential oils for maximum beauty benefits!

Recipe: On The Rag Mag | Super Glowly Body Butter

Indulge Yourself With Edible Chocolate Body Butter

Edible Chocolate Body Butter

Who says you can’t have your body butter and eat it too? Coconut oil serves as the base for this creamy body butter, making it totally edible (and delicious!), not to mention, according to Dr. Axe, a good start to improving cholesterol.

Throw in some heavenly cocoa powder and you have a truly delectable skin treat you’ll want to slather on and eat up with a spoon.

Recipe: Three Lily Farm | Edible Chocolate Body Butter

Toe The Line With Coffee Butter Foot Creme

Coffee Butter Foot Creme

While you’re busy pampering your body, don’t forget an often over-looked chapped spot: your feet! They get you around all the time and deserve a bit of attention, so show your feet some love with this nourishing body butter with an alluring cocoa-coffee scent.

Your tootsies will thank you for this decadent treat, and you’ll feel like you’re walking on air!

Recipe: Soap Queen | Coffee Butter Foot Creme

Tone Up With Cellulite-Busting Cinnamon Body Butter

Cinnamon is the secret star of practically every seasonal dessert recipe and it’s even better on your body than it. Think of cinnamon as your secret weapon to fight that stubborn cellulite!

Who knew cinnamon was for more than cappuccinos; it’s also a powerful cellulite fighter according to Livestrong.com.

Recipe: Natural & Healthy Living | Cinnamon Body Butter

Stay Strong With Anti-bacterial Body Butter

Soothing Body Butter

While you’re fighting off winter skin, best take care to also stave off those winter colds! This body butter contains melrose essential oil which Healthy Focus swears by as an anti-microbial and anti-fungal.

Use this creamy, soothing butter to fight infections from shaving and contact, and to keep your skin safe from all those winter germs!

Recipe: Butter Nutrition | Soothing Body Butter

Bliss Out With Key Lime Whipped Coconut Body Butter

Key Lime Whipped Coconut Body Butter

Get back into the summer spirit with this delightfully citrusy body butter that recalls warm nights spent with good friends! What’s better: it’s all the sweet indulgence of key lime pie with none of the calories!

Think of it as a true spa a vacation for your skin, any time of year (and at a fraction of the price!).

Recipe: Living The Nourished Life | Key Lime Whipped Coconut Body Butter

Rev Up With DIY Bronzing Caffeine Body Butter Bar

Bronzing Caffeine Body Butter Bar

Wary of giving your skin the same jolt as your morning joe? According to Good Housekeeping, caffeine is a surefire wake-up call for unwanted cellulite.

This body butter’s got it all: it’s moisturizing, cellulite-smoothing, tan-enhancing, and conveniently packaged as an easy-to-apply bar! You’ll be glowing inside and out.

Recipe: Hello Glow | Caffeine Body Butter Bar

Guac Our With Whipped Avocado Body Butter

Whipped Avocado Body Butter

Avocado is for more than just scrumptious guacamole; it’s also one of our favorite secret ingredients for keeping skin soft, smooth, and nourished. This recipe whips the super food in with green tea and tapioca extract for an ultra-healthful, antioxidant rich cream that’ll make you look good enough to eat!

Recipe: Soap Queen | Whipped Avocado Body Butter

Soothe Your Skin With Eczema Relief Body Butter

You don’t need a prescription to fix that red, flaky, itchy skin caused by that pesky eczema. This body butter promises to fight off the uncomfortable symptoms associated with the dermatological condition also known as “winter skin,” while providing an indulgent skincare experience.

The lavender oil in this recipe, according to Medical News Today, is rich with soothing and anti-inflammatory properties, which can help combat the redness and itchiness of eczema — and it smells divine!

Recipe: A Blossoming Life | Eczema Relief Body Butter

Go To Paradise With Tropical Shimmer Body Butter

This luxurious body butter is a perfect holiday treat to get you to light up like a Christmas tree! This delightful smelling coconut & cocoa cream makes a luscious gift, but you’ll surely want to make enough to keep for yourself.

Recipe: Humble Bee and Me | Tropical Shimmer Body Butter

Shape Up With Mango Almond Body Butter For Varicose Veins

Mango Almond Body Butter

If you thought the scrumptious, decadent tropical smell of this mango almond body butter couldn’t get any better, wait until you find out its not-so-dirty little secret: it also happens to be a brilliant solution for those unsightly varicose veins!

With delectable mango and plenty of almond oil, you’ll feel and smell amazing as you improve your skin’s appearance. It’s a cinch to make — with just a few easy to follow steps — and even easier to love!

Recipe: Blooming in Bedlam | Mango Almond Body Butter

Get Smoother & Healthier Skin Today With These Body Butters!

We hate chapped skin, flaky elbows, and that all-over itchy feeling, so we’ve scouted out the best recipes to combat them. With this list of DIY body butter recipes, you have all the tools you need to get your skin baby-smooth, healthy, and glowing.

Try out a few of the recipes we’ve listed here and find what’s best for you! Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a stress reliever, a cellulite warrior, or an ultra creamy concoction, there’s a body butter you can whip up in your own kitchen for a fun DIY activity and the skin you’ve always dreamed of!


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