Body Butter Mamma and Baba

by @daisy_scoopwholefoods

A naturally luxurious body butter that deeply moisturises and nourishes the skin, is cost effective and super easy to make. This recipe makes a lovely gift for a baby shower, mamma to be or anyone! Please use baby friendly essential oils on little ones that are 3 months or older. Avoid them on babies younger than this and simply create an unscented version.

Servings: 60
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  • 1/2 cup organic cacao butter
  • 1 cup organic refined shea butter
  • 1 cup coconut oil
  • 2 tbsp beeswax beads or grated beaswax
  • Optional 5 drops essential oil of your choice such as lavender


Bring a pot of water to the boil and then remove from heat. Add the butters, oil and beeswax to a heat safe bowl or jug and submerge in the hot water, allowing ingredients to gently melt. Remove bowl from the water bath, mix well and add in your optional essential oils. Allow to cool and harden at room temperature, approx 4hrs or overnight. You are looking for a firm but not solid texture. Whisk for 1-2 minutes until light and creamy. Decant into jar for storage and use. Recipe makes approx 450g.