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Shea Butter Cream For Face And Body

This ultra moisturizing and hydrating shea butter cream is simple to make and good for your skin.
Course Skincare
Keyword shea butter face cream, shea butter for acne
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Cooling time 1 minute
Total Time 2 hours
Author Amy


  • 1/4 cup shea butter
  • 1 tsp bees wax
  • 2 tbs oil of choice olive, apricot, jojoba, avocado
  • 1 tsp rosehip oil or previous listed oils
  • 1/4 tsp vitamin e optional
  • 1/4 cup aloe vera gel
  • 30-40 drops essential oils- lavender geranium, and frankincense would work well.


  • In a glass bowl, add in shea butter and beeswax and place over a saucepan filled with a few inches of water to create a double boiler (or melt in the microwave). Once melted, take off of heat, add in oils, vitamin e, and essential oils. Allow to cool until it starts to thicken, but it shouldn't become hard. Add in aloe vera gel and whip up using whisk. Place in a container and allow to cool completely.


Best to be used within a month.