Shea butter is extracted from the nuts of the African Shea tree and is an excellent natural resource for both your hair and skin.
Though Shea butter can be applied in it’s raw state, you can also add different essential oils to refine the texture and make a slightly scented Shea butter that is unique to you.Vitamin A in Shea butter has been said to help treat a number of skin conditions including dermatitis, blemishes, wrinkles, stretch marks, and eczema. In this tutorial by Natural Rose, learn how to make your very own, homemade Shea butter from scratch.
What You’ll Need:
Four (4) scoops of raw Shea butter
A glass jar
A mixing bowl
- Put four large scoop of Shea into your mixing bowl
- Add four tbsp coconut oil
- Add one tbsp almond oil
- Add one tbsp jojoba oil
- Add one tsp castor oil
- Add one tsp rosemary oil
- Add one tsp lavender oil
- Use a hand mixer or some muscle to whip the mixture until smooth
- Transfer to your glass jar for storage
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Natural Rose is from London and has a youtube channel and blog dedicated to natural hair, DIY, and healthy living. She wants to help others embrace their natural beauty and experience the world through self-acceptance.