I've decided to go homemade from the heart this year so we can keep to the spirit of what christmas is about. I'm only doing the things that give me joy. I'm ditching the idea of driving to the dreaded mall !!Even my Christmas tree is a big ole stick I found at the dump.
I can't imagine having Christmas without my Gingerbread house extravaganza, but the stress of having 12 people in my tiny house just wears me out!
I decided to make my your own natural skin nurturing body butter . Who can't use some awesome skin moisturizer in this Wisconsin cold weather? Did you know up to 60% of what we put on our skin is absorbed into the body.Our skin is considered our third kidney.Body butter a luscious skin treatment that’s all natural without any chemicals or fillers, they just drench your skin in 100% natural ingredients packed with vitamins and antioxidants.
- 1 1/2 cup Shea butter
- 1/2 cup Cocoa Butter
- 1 cup coconut oil
- 1/2 cup Sesame oil
- 1/2 cup Sunflower oil
- 2 T.* Castor oil
- oil from one vitamin E capsule
- 2 T. cornstarch
- 3 drops *Agrisept l (optional)
- a few drops of lilac essential oil
3. Wait until the mixture becomes solid yet soft. Add cornstarch .Beat on high with a stand mixer until a desired consistency is achieved. Approx/ 10 minutes.
*Castor oil packs soaked through the skin improve the body’s ability to assimilate nutrients, eliminate toxins, and stimulate circulation. help the skin retain its natural healing properties as well as stimulate the body’s muscles and internal organs. This is because ricinoleic acid in castor oil prevents the growth of bacteria, yeast, and viruses. Did you know castor oil has another common name, palm of Christ, or Palma Christi, that derives from castor oil's reputed ability to heal wounds and cure ailments. Castor Oil is a therapeutic body butter used to tone, nourish, moisturize and protect the skin. Soothes dry & irritated skin; helps with Eczema and fungal
infected fingers and toes.