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Whipped Body Butter: It’s on!

I’m not sure if you can tell, but I’m really excited by this whipped body butter recipe. In fact, it’s my absolute favorite DIY recipe to date.

I mean, say it with me: Whipped Body Butter. Whipped Body Butter. Whipped Body BUTTER.

It’s like a chant I can’t stop repeating. Maybe it’s because these colder months have turned my skin into sand paper. Hello, whipped body butter. Thanks for helping. Maybe it’s because this recipe feels so luxurious. Why yes, whipped body butter I would like a little spa treatment. Maybe it’s because I feel somewhat frazzled from my two little kids and the soothing caress of this whipped body butter is like a unicorn kissing my soul and telling me everything is going to be okay.

It’s going to be okay.

And maybe it’s just because this isn’t ANY whipped body butter. Oh no. Say it with me:

Peppermint Whipped Body Butter.

Mmmmmmm…. Yeah, that’s better

The decadent, luxurious, DIY whipped body butter recipe of the year!

Homemade lotion, only better: Peppermint whipped body butter! This would be an AWESOME diy gift.
This is also a perfect DIY gift, whether you’re looking for something for the holidays, Mother’s Day, birthdays, or “just because.” I’m on a mission to create really awesome homemade gifts that people actually want. And today’s recipe is my favorite. This homemade lotion, nah, whipped body butter is awesome-sauce times twenty. Having a good homemade body butter recipe is a much healthier option than store bought. It’s super nourishing, easy to make, smells DIVINE, and can easily be packaged into a pretty little gift for all your friends and family.

Of course, if you want to just make it for yourself that’s okay, too. This recipe uses nourishing fats and “butters” to help moisturize, nourish, and pamper dry winter skin. The peppermint essential oils give it a refreshing holiday smell, but it is also a great oil to use on sore muscles and cramps. Keep in mind that peppermint essential oils are generally more potent than other oils, so a few drops is really all you need. Of course you can switch out the peppermint for your favorite essential oil to give it a whole new flavor. You can also just omit the essential oil for a non-“flavored” homemade whipped body butter. Whatever floats your boat.

A non-DIY Alternative to this Homemade Whipped Body Butter:

Because I get asked all the time: What if I don’t have time to make this? Is there a body butter out there that’s not toxic and gross?

Yes, there is.

While this whipped peppermint body body recipe is AWESOME, there is another way to pamper you skin without the work. Check out Beautycounter. You can find their incredible body butter here.

While the European Union has spent the past two decades banning or restricting more than 1,300 ingredients, the Unites States has banned only 11. Eleven, folks.

What does that mean? It means that there are more than 10,000 chemicals found in personal care and beauty products. Only 10% of those products even have safety data. And some ingredients that we KNOW are bad are still being used in the stuff you use every day.

And you can’t trust labeling. Things like “all natural” and “preservative free” don’t hold a lot of weight in the US. You’ve got to dig deep to really find out what’s in those products you are buying.

Still, I get that some people don’t want to make everything. In fact, this busy mom has had to put more research into finding quality products and companies I trust because time in precious. 

Beautycounter is on a mission to get safer cosmetics and products into every home. I fully support their work and their products. Learn more about Beautycounter’s mission here. Seriously, they are superheroes in my book.

Okay, back to the homemade body butter recipe. Ready?

Homemade lotion, only better: Peppermint whipped body butter! This would be an AWESOME diy gift.

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Tell me: Are you planning on making some DIY gifts this year? Make sure you make this awesome whipped body butter. The unicorns agree.