Beeswax Body Butter is a protective skin moisturizer and skin nourishing that doesn’t include any preservatives.
It keeps your body skin from going dry during cold and summer seasons. It is also beneficial in the case of eczema disease which is mostly caused due to changes in weather conditions.
Beeswax body butter is totally natural unlike the other moisturizer or lotion bought from the store that includes preservatives.
The Difference Between Beeswax Body Butter and Lotion:
The difference is in its ingredients. Beeswax body butter is fat based as it contains Shea butter, Cocoa butter and Coconut oil. It doesn’t contain the water, so there is a less chance of it getting spoiled due to the growth of bacteria.
On the other hand, lotion contains a good percentage of water in its ingredients. Hence it is more likely to become unusable faster. So, in order to preserve it, most of the brands use preservatives to extend its shelf life.
Benefits of Beeswax Body Butter:
It acts as a barrier between the skin and the environment. It also provides effective protection keeping your skin dry and healing rashes.
Applying the Beeswax body butter provide enough moisture to your skin. This makes your skin soft and beautiful. In addition, Beeswax contains antioxidant which is in use for many years as wound healing purpose.
Key Ingredients Benefits:
Beeswax: The primary ingredient of this body butter is Beeswax. It protects skin, provides soothing effect and skin nourishments.
Natural Honey: Honey is in use since ancient time due to its valuable properties like anti-bacterial, anti-oxidant and other nutritional values. Here we can use this to make honey scented body butter.
Shea Butter: Shea butter is very popular for skincare. It absorbs into the skin quite well. Second, it reduces inflammation and third it provides smoothness to the rough skin.
Coconut Oil: It offers valuable components essential for skin care such as soothing, moisturizing, anti-inflammatory and antibacterial properties.
Vitamin E Oil: This is an essential oil for skincare. It is in use especially for skin nourishment for many years. It provides great relief from dryness, itching and flaking skin.
Almond Oil: It offers softness along with hydrating skin.
DIY – Let’s Help You with Making Beeswax Body Butter Yourself:
- Beeswax – 1 Cup
- Shea Butter – 1 Cup
- Coconut Oil – ½ Cup
- Sweet almond Oil – ½ Cup
- Vitamin E Oil – 12 Drops
- Take a double boiler and mix Beeswax, Shea butter and Coconut Oil.
- Let all three ingredients melt first.
- Remove the double boiler from the heat and let it cool for some time.
- Now add Sweet almond Oil.
- Place this into the refrigerator for half an hour to her this hard and thick.
- Take out the mixture and add Natural Honey and Vitamin E Oil.
- Finally, mix the mixture thoroughly and pour it into a container or Mason jar. Ready to use!
DIY Beeswax body butter is better than the lotion and moisturizer available in stores. Therefore, use the above mentioned easy to follow steps to make this recipe at home. A delightful treat for your skin!