Is this cold weather wrecking havoc on anyone else’s skin? My skin is usually pretty sensitive and on the drier side, but these recent freezing temps in Seattle are leaving my hands more chapped than ever! The solution? DIY whipped lavender coconut body butter!
In the past, I’ve had several attempts at making my own body butters and to be honest, I wasn’t a fan. Every recipe I’ve tried was either too light (and ineffective as a moisturizer) or, was too oily and just left my skin feeling greasy. A few months ago I picked up a copy of Lauren Cox’s book (
A few months ago I picked up a copy of Lauren Cox’s book (EcoBeauty: Scrubs, Rubs, Masks, and Bath Bombs for You and Your Friends) and instantly became obsessed with her chocolate massage butter recipe (it’s sooo good!!).
After playing around with a couple of other body butter recipes in her book, I finally settled on a version that’s just right: heavily moisturizing with a relaxing scent, while not feeling overly greasy. Plus, since it’s the holiday season, you should definitely make a double or triple batch because this makes an awesome DIY gift for friends and family!