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Shea and Coconut Body Butter Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Debbie McGhie

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 Shea butter
1/4 cup coconut oil
1/4 cup of olive or almond oil
10 - 15 drops of favourite essential oil.

Directions:
Directions:
Place all ingredients in a double boiler over medium heat.
Heat until melted
Pour into another bowl and allow to cool (At least 1 hr) - refrigerate in impatient, until oils are starting to re-solidify. (This is important - you wont be able to whip if you don't)
When oil is starting to solidify around the edges, Start beating with a hand mixer. For a couple of minutes - should look like whipped cream and for soft peaks.
Bottle - keeps for a long time.

 

 

 

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