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25 Aug 2012

15 ♥ DIY- Rich Whipped Body Lotion/Hair Cream

Make your own Whipped Super Rich Body Lotion/Hair Cream

I have posted something similar a long time ago (link here), around the time when I first started my blog. Anyway this is the easiest thing ever to make, it is basically a whipped Shea Butter mix. I would recommend this if you have dry skin (or as a foot/hand cream on normal skin) or as a hair cream/leave in for people with afro hair texture or generally dry hair.


What you need:

  • Shea Butter or African Butter (the yellow one)
  • A carrier oil
  • An electric whisk/mixer


Optional:
  • Essential Oils- Suggestions: Lavender (Calming), Peppermint Oil (Soothing, good for itchy scalp (, Tea Tree Oil (Anti Bacterial), Rosemary Oil (Stimulate hair follicles-promotes hair growth) or Sweet Orange Oil (Smells aa-mazing)
  • Aloe Vera Gel
  • Water (But then you need to use a preservative)

Directions: Put all of your ingredients into a mixing bowl and start whisking. I whisk my Shea Butter when it's hard but you might want to melt it for a few seconds in the microwave to soften it before.

Will you be trying this out? Have you tried it? Share your links or recipes?

x

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15 comments:

  1. This sounds great, I really think I'll try to do this :) xx

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  2. Sounds like a fun idea! Great post :)

    -Jenn
    chīsana blogger

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  3. This sounds fantastic. I love shea butter! I have a recipe for DIY solid shea butter sugar scrub cubes: http://www.soapdelinews.com/2011/07/solid-shea-butter-sugar-scrub-cube.html Vegan chocolate mint lip balm with shea butter: http://www.soapdelinews.com/2012/01/diy-lip-balm-homemade-chocolate-mint.html and a shea body butter recipe: http://www.soapdelinews.com/2012/08/diy-shea-body-butter-recipe.html

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  4. wow this looks soo cool! u have the best DIYS thanks! will be trying this!

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  5. I am definitely trying this!!!
    Thank you so much, now I just need to get a Rosemary oil bottle.

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  6. Sounds brilliant - where do you buy your Shea butter?

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  7. Ohh great idea. i have a pound of shea butter that I really need to use... may make this on the weekend. thanks for sharing :)

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  9. i'm definitely going to try this out! thanks for the tip girl :)

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  11. Will definitely have to give this a go! :)

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