Shea Butter Recipe for Acne
This shea butter cream for acne enriched with Lavender and Lemongrass essential oils could help in acne treatment. You can try with other essentials oils believed to be good for acne, but do not put any other butter or base (carrier) oil.
What do you need?
- 2 oz. unrefined Shea butter
- 15 drops Lavender essential oil
- 10 drops Lemongrass essential oil
- 2 oz. or bigger empty clean jar
You don’t have to melt shea butter at all and this is method i prefer. Make sure unrefined shea butter is on a room temperature before you start. Mash it with a fork and add essential oils. Mash it again a little bit. Mix it with a hand mixer for few minutes and you are done!
Alternatively, you can do the same cream using following method. Melt unrefined shea butter on the steam using double pot. Put it out of the steam and let it cool down a little bit. Add Lavender and Lemongrass essential oils and mix it. Put it in a clean jar and let it cool down on the room temperature.
Ingredients Good for Acne
Below listed ingredients are believed to be good for acne.
Butters: Shea butter
Essential oils: Basil, Bergamot, Birch, Cajuput, Camphor, Caraway, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Garlic, Grapefruit, Immortelle, Juniper, Lavender, Lemongrass, Myrtle, Niaouli, Patchouli, Petitgrain, Sandalwood, Tea Tree, Vetivert
Others: African Black Soap