- 75g shea butter (75%)
Liquid Oils (24%)
- 23g baobab oil (23%)
- 1g vitamin E oil (1%)
Essential oils (1%)
- 0.7g chamomile (16 drops) (0.7%)
- 0.3g cedarwood (6 drops) (0.3%)
- You can use rose or sandalwood as substitutes for one or both essential oils
Wax (0%): None
Optional: Color – I added 10 drops
- Set up a bain marie (a.k.a. a double boiler).
- Place the hardest butter or wax into it.
- Whilst the hard butters and waxes are dissolving place the remaining ingredients (soft butters, oils and fragrance or essential oils) into a deep and narrow plastic container, this is the container you’ll use to blend the whole lot.
- When the ingredients in the bain marie are just soft, remove them from the heat, allow them to cool but not to harden then scoop them into the container containing the other ingredients.
- Using a hand-held blender blend the ingredients until you get the desired consistency.
- Scoop the finished product into any container (glass/plastic/aluminium). You can use a spoon or a cake-decorating piping tube.
- Rub some butter between your palms to dissolve it.
- Apply to hair that has been just moisturized. You can also use this whipped butters as a body butter.
Storage: The shelf life of this butter is about 18 to 24 months.
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