Mango Body Butter

Mango Body Butter

While we're all spending some much needed time at home in the next couple of weeks, why not enjoy a little extra self-care? Facemasks, DIY beauty treatments and at home beauty treatments are the perfect retreat from the daily madness.

Looking for a treatment that's both relaxing and full of nutritional benefits for your skin? You're in luck!

1 cup shea butter
1/2 cup mango butter
1/2 cup almond oil
20-25 drops mango essence oil

whisk or electric mixer
stirring spoon
glass bowl
mixing bowl
large pot
air tight jar for storage

Your first step is to fill your pot with water so it's about 1/3 -1/2 full and your glass bowl can sit in it half immersed. Then take your shea butter and mango butter and place them in glass bowl. Turn your stove on to medium heat and bring the water to a low boil to melt your butters down. Stir often while melting.
When the butters are completely melted, carefully remove your glass bowl from the pot of hot water. Stir in the almond oil and 20-25 drops of mango essense oil.
All the mixture to cool by chilling in the fridge for about 20 minutes.
Once the mixture has cooled, whip it with an electric mixer or whisk until you have soft peaks and a creamy texture.

Now it's ready to massage it into your skin for some body butter bliss. To store, place in an airtight container and set in a cool place"it should keep for about 3-4 months.

Credit: Yesmissy