DIY body butters, creams and lotions
Learn how to create your own DIY body butters, creams and lotions for a luxurious experience and great looking skin.
Body Lotion with Lemon Eucalyptus Essential Oil
Deep Body Cream with Comfort Essential Oil Blend
Hand Cream with Lemon and Lavender Essential Oils
Facial Cream with Drench Essential Oil Blend
Jasmine Vanilla Body Butter with Coconut Oil
Foot Cream with Peppermint Essential Oil
Whipped Body Butter with Freshen Essential Oil Blend
Almond Coconut Body Butter
Vanilla Lotion Bar with Avocado Oil
Try Quick Tips
To make a quick DIY body cream, use a fork to cream together 4 ounces coconut oil with 48 drops Aura Cacia Neroli Precious Essentials oil.
To customize the aroma of your body cream or hand lotion, buy an unscented lotion and mix in 12 drops of lavender, rose otto or Roman chamomile essential oil per ounce.
To make a quick cocoa butter body bar, melt 4 fluid ounces cocoa butter, stir in 48 drops of Aura Cacia Vanilla Precious Essentials oil and refrigerate for 30 to 40 minutes. Then pop it out of the container and smooth onto skin.
This selection of oils runs the gamut of scents from fresh herbal, to floral, to rich, suave base notes. All these oils are mild and gentle so they are appropriate for daily and repeated application in a DIY body butter, cream or lotion.
|Helichrysum||Herbal, fresh, honey and beeswax-like.||Balancing and protecting. A less floral-sweet alternative to lavender with all the same benefits.|
|Jasmine Absolute||Rich, radiant, exotic floral.||Soothing, calming, and balancing. Lends a perfume-like quality to long-lasting body butters.|
|Lavender||Floral, herbal.||Soothing, calming, balancing and nourishing. Mild benefits appropriate for repeated application in lotions.|
|Neroli||Suave, fresh, floral.||Soothing, calming, balancing and nourishing. Great for all skin types and conditions.|
|Patchouli||Rich, earthy, herbal.||Balancing for all skin types. It’s rich, unusual scent can be modified by blending with rose, jasmine or lavender.|
|Rose Absolute & Rose Otto||Rich, radiant, floral.||Soothing, calming, balancing and nourishing. A supremely nurturing oil appropriate for daily application in lotions, creams and butters.|
|Sandalwood||Balsamic, woody, rich.||Protective nourishment in all butter, cream and lotion applications.|
|Ylang Ylang||Rich, radiant, exotic, floral.||Calming, and nourishing. Gentle addition to lotions for daily applications or in butters for intensive occasional use.|
|Vanilla||Deep, rich, tenaciously sweet.||Calming, soothing and nourishing adds a universally appreciated scent to lotions, creams and butters.|