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Whipped kokum butter with Copaiba

DIY Whipped Kokum Butter and Copaiba Oil For Dry Skin

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Whipped Kokum Butter with Copaiba – A little about Kokum butter, of all the botanical butter out there, Kokum butter is among the most balanced and nutrient-dense.  The skin absorbs Kokum butter due to its emollient properties.  Therefore, It can help heal dry, cracked skin anywhere on the body because its healing will penetrate the skin layers and reduce inflammation.

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For Acne-Prone Skin Types

In addition, Kokum butter is gentle and easily tolerated by those who have sensitive skin.  This beautiful butter is an excellent choice for those with acne-prone skin or those who live in humid climates and require a different summer skincare regime.  If you have combination skin, certain face parts produce more oil than average.   Therefore, a lighter moisturizer will help bring balance to your skin.  Kokum butter is non-comedogenic, so it will not clog your pores.  Also, breakouts and blemishes are mainly attributed to clogged pores.  Whether making your product on your own or buying an item with Kokum butter, it will last you a long time.  This butter has a shelf life of 1-2 years; it has high oxidative stability that helps to stabilize emulsions.  A little of this whipped body butter goes a long way.  After you wash your face, you can follow with Cider Vinegar Green Tea Face Toner.

Makes 4 ounces.

Ingredients for Whipped Kokum Butter

Directions

  1. Heat 2 to 3 inches of water in a saucepan on low.
  2. Combine beeswax and butter in an oven-safe glass measuring cup or a double boiler.  Set the container in the water until the butter and the wax melt together and combine.
  3. Add Jojoba or Apricot oil, occasionally stirring to combine.  The more excellent jojoba oil may cause some of the mixture to solidify, so continue stirring until the mixture is completely melted again.
  4. After the mixture has fully melted and mixed, remove from heat.
  5. Add you're essential oils and stir to combine.  Tip: You can use popsicle sticks or heat-resistant spatulas for easy cleanup
  6. Transfer the melted balm into a 4 oz. glass jar and allow it to set and cool thoroughly before securing the lid.
 
 

Pro Tips:
Use a plastic glad or freezer bag to get your balm into the cosmetic in a 4 oz. cosmetic container; if you double or triple the recipe, you can use more giant BPA-free jars for storage.  Just fill the bag, cut a corner, and squeeze the mixture into the glass jar.  Also, feel free to substitute the essential oils.  You can add more if you find there is not enough fragrance.  If your balm is too solidified, you can remelt and add more Jojoba Oil.

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