Body butter / Anti stretch mark cream recipe
This recipe for a home made body butter / anti stretch mark cream is great for dry skin. The main ingredients offer great benefits for your skin:
- Cocoa butter helps to moisturise your skin and offers protection with its natural antioxidants
- Shea butter smoothes the skin and reduces inflammation
- Coconut oil assists with healing of tissue
As this is quite a rich cream I recommend using it before bed so the oils can be absorbed by your skin during the night and don't leave you feeling sticky all day.
The required ingredients are:
- 2 tbsp cocoa butter
- 2 tbsp shea butter
- 2 tbsp coconut oil
- Approx. 10 drops of Vitamin E oil
To produce the cream simply add all the ingredients in a saucepan and let them melt on low heat. Once everything has melted use a whisk to combine. Pour the cream into a sterilised glass jar. Once cooled down I usually put mine in the fridge overnight so the mixture doesn't stay liquid and then I pull it out and keep it in the bathroom cupboard.