Lavender and Orange Anti-Aging Body Cream

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This DIY body butter is a cheaper, more natural alternative to the pricey creams available in stores. Shea and cocoa butters with coconut and jojoba oils deliver a quadruple dose of moisture. Argan and vitamin E oils combat signs of aging including wrinkles, sagging and dullness. Lavender and sweet orange essential oils add a pleasant, calming scent.

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This also makes a sweet and unexpected holiday gift. Make a DIY spa set by adding a loofah, candle, lavender-scented sugar scrub and a bar of soothing lavender and chamomile soap.

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Lavender and Orange Anti-Aging Body Cream

  • Servings: 1 cup
  • Time: 30 minutes plus cooling time
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients: (Follow the links for options to buy online. Ordering online in bulk can be cheaper than the organic food store route.)

½ cup shea butter (more shea)

½ cup coconut oil

1/3 cup jojoba oil

2 tablespoons cocoa butter (more cocoa butter)

1 tablespoon argan oil

1 tablespoon vitamin E oil

15 drops lavender essential oil, optional

15 drops sweet orange essential oil, optional


Combine shea and cocoa butters and coconut oil. Microwave until melted.

Pour into mixing bowl and allow to cool slightly.

Add other ingredients. (I processed the mixture in a blender for good measure.)

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Cool in fridge until firm, about 1 hour. (When you poke the mixture with your finger it should leave an indentation.)

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Using a hand or stand mixer, beat mixture until creamy, scraping down sides of bowl occasionally. (This will take 15-20 minutes.)

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Store in a cool, dry place in airtight container or jar.

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