Did you know that you can make your own cocoa body butter and it’s super easy? Make some today!

What you’ll need:

  • 2 cups cacau butter
  • 2 cups solid coconut oil
  • essential oil of choice


  1. Bring a saucepan of water to the boil.
  2. Place a heatproof bowl over the water and melt the butter and coconut oil.
  3. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  4. Blend mixture for a couple of minutes to be fluffy.
  5. Add a few drops of your chosen essential oil and blend lightly.
  6. Scoop mixture into jars and gift or keep yourself.
  7. Rub into skin when your skin is dry.

Watch the video for quick and easy to follow visual instructions:

What’s your favourite scent?

PLEASE share with us in the comments below

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  • Sounds simple.


  • It’s beautiful and easy ! I’ve done it regularly.


  • oh how nice and decadent. I can imagine smothering it on my arms and legs-love


  • Simple, easy, and all the lovely flavour combinations. Sounds great.


  • Sounds lovely, thanks. I like lavender, vanilla, coconut.


  • Hi, I’m confused! is the ingredient supposed to be cacao butter? or is it cacau like the recipe reads?
    Love it if someone could share some light on this. thanks.


  • Thanks for the recipe – body butters can be so expensive in the shops.

    • I like to play with different oils and scents.


  • It is just so easy to make,thanks!


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