Silky Whipped Body Butter

Do you know the ingredients in your skin care products? For a long time I was oblivious to what was in mine. That was until I ran across an article talking about all the harmful things we put on our skin daily. So, what did I do? I started researching. It's no secret that our skin
is our biggest organ. It is our body's first line of defense for protecting us. The average adult person has over 2 trillion pores in their body. Everything we place on our skin is absorbed and may affect our health and well-being, either in a positive or negative way. So we need to be aware of what we are using, don't you think?

According to the Campaign For Safe Cosmetics:
  • A study by one of our founding members revealed that one-third of cosmetic products on the market contain chemicals that are linked to cancer.
  • Of the more than 10,000 chemical ingredients in personal care products, 89 percent have not undergone safety testing.
  • On average, American women use 12 personal care products a day, and men average six products daily. That means an adult is likely to be exposed daily to 126 unique chemical ingredients in personal care products alone.
  • We know that the skin is not a solid barrier – it's a penetrable organ that can easily absorb chemicals, especially with repeat exposure. Dermal absorption is commonly used to transmit chemicals to the bloodstream, notably with nicotine and birth control patches.
  • Toxic chemicals find their way into our bodies, our breast milk and our children. And diseases linked to synthetic chemicals – including breast cancer, testicular cancer and reproductive problems – are on the rise. 
I have started making much of my own products. My skin looks and feels better than using store bought stuff and its healthy for my body. I always add Young Living Essential Oils to my products not only to make it smell good but for added benefit. It leaves my skin silky and moisturized. I use is a the base to a lot of my DIY creams too (those recipes to come).

  • In a double broiler or glass bowl, combine all ingredients except grapeseed oil and essential oil/oils.
  • Bring to a low-medium heat. Stir constantly until all ingredients are melted.
  • Remove from heat, add your grapeseed oil and stir to combine. Allow to cool. 
  • Move bowl to the fridge and allow to cool for 1 hour. It should look slightly opaque and soft at this point.
  • Remove from the fridge and add your essential oils. Using a hand mixer, whip for 10 minutes. Body butter will to become fluffy.
  • Store in a glass jar with a tight fitting lid. I put on right after showering. 
I played around with different butters and carrier oils before deciding on this recipe. This is my favorite. I hope you enjoy it as much as I do :)

How to Get Started with Essential Oils

Many Blessings,




  1. Hi, I can't wait to try this recipe and I have a question. Will the butter become solidified because of the coconut oil, or does it remain soft? Thanks!

  2. I'm so sorry. Not sure how I missed your question. You have probably already made this... But yes it stays soft :)

  3. So I kind of started drooling just looking at that fluffy deliciousness! However I have pretty much none of those butters (besides coconut) and I see they are pretty expensive when you add them all together =[ Does this make a big batch? As in would it be good to make for a YL Skincare Class or as christmas gifts?

    1. Yes. It does make a big batch and would be GREAT for a YL Skincare class or Christmas Gifts. Everyone I have gifted it to has asked for more ;)