Shea Butter Recipe for Dry Skin
This shea butter recipe for dry skin is enriched with Jasmine and Chamomile essential oils that are also belived to be good for dry skin.
What do you need?
- 2 oz. unrefined Shea butter
- 1 tablespoon Sweet Almond oil
- 15 drops Jasmine essential oil
- 15 drops Chamomile essential oil
- 4 oz. 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 add Sweet Almond oil while mixing it. When cooled a little bit, put Jasmine and Chamomile essential oils and mix it. Put it in a clean jar and let it cool down on the room temperature.
You can also experiment and make your own recipe by adding cocoa or coconut butter or use different combination of base and essential oils believed to be effective for dry skin.
Ingredients Good for Dry Skin
Here are few ingredients good for dry skin.
Butters: Shea butter, Cocoa butter, Coconut butter
Base oils: Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Sweet Almond Oil
Essential oils: Benzoin, Carrot Seed, Chamomile, Jasmine, Neroli, Orange, Palmarosa, Rose, Rosewood