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How to make your own body butter with three simple ingredients

Rika Cossey, Environmental Educator & Simplifier

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8 Videos (27m)
    • Welcome & class overview

      2:44
    • Skin care ingredient: Coconut oil

      3:26
    • Skin care ingredient: Olive oil

      3:05
    • Skin care ingredient: Cocoa butter

      3:40
    • Class project: Equipment needed & measuring

      5:26
    • Class project: Melting & pouring

      1:58
    • Other oils, butters, and additives

      5:51
    • Final tips & farewell

      1:13

About This Class

Making your own body butter is fun and easy. In this class, you will learn how to make it by using only three ingredients: olive oil, coconut oil, and cocoa butter. These ingredients are easy to work with and great for beginners.

The body butter you'll make in this class is great for dry and sensitive skin, it can help to protect your skin from UV radiation and can aid its rejuvenation.

You can use the body butter as a face cream or lip balm as well.

I designed this class as an entry to homemade skin care techniques. I give you an overview of skin care ingredients and teach you the basic technique for homemade skin care. I also talk about what to look out for when you buy your ingredients, how to store your body butter, and what else you can use in homemade skin care.

Homemade body butters are great because not only are you using natural ingredients but you can also customise it to your personal needs.

You don’t need any prior knowledge or experience for this class and only basic kitchen equipment.

If you want more information on skin care ingredients and techniques, check out my blog Live Small - Be More.

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Rika Cossey

Environmental Educator & Simplifier

My name is Rika. I run the blog 'Live Small - Be more' where I share ideas around practical sustainable living.

My blog is about inspiring YOU to farewell a well-designed lifestyle and to discover what you know, what you can make yourself, and what matters to YOU.

The classes I share on Skillshare are based on content from my blog. They offer the how-to on issues I talk about.

In my classes, I pay particular attention to achievable class projects, both time and money-wise...

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