Note: I am not a doctor, herbalist, aromatherapist or chemist. I am just an everyday mom trying to figure out how to live naturally. This recipe is one that works for myself and my family. Please consult your doctor before using any diy recipe or essential oils to confirm that they are safe for you. This holds especially important if you are currently pregnant.
How To Chose Butters For DIY Beauty Products
I love homemade DIY beauty products. Specifically body butters. I made the switch a few years ago and haven’t looked back since. However, when you need to make a lotion for a specific purpose (like stretch mark prevention), it helps to know which butter would make the best base.
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Below is a table I created a few years ago outlining some of the different properties and perks of the three most used butters: Shae, Cocoa & Mango. Each butter works amazingly in DIY beauty products but if you need something a bit more specific this should help.
Choosing which body butter to use as the base of your beauty product can make all the difference! Each butter has it`s own benefits and specific uses.
Don`t forget to pin this chart for other diy mamas!