Body butter is a very important product in skin care routine. It helps to heel the dry and flaky skin effectively. Generally these body butters are rich and thick in texture hence it provides deep nourishment to the skin. I am sure most of you might have heard of magnesium body butters. Magnesium body butters helps to soothe the irritated skin and reduce the dryness as well. The store bought body butters are totally laden with chemicals which can be harmful for your skin in long run. We would be discussing about an easy recipe to prepare this magnesium body butter at home with easily available ingredients. This body butter is free from chemicals and cheaper too.
Simple Steps To Homemade Magnesium Body Butter For Soothing Skin:
We would collect all the required ingredients first to prepare this recipe. You would need half a cup of coconut oil, six tablespoons of Shea Butter, one cup of Magnesium flakes, two tablespoons of beeswax, six tablespoons of boiling water and two cups of regular water. You can also add few drops of essential oils of your choice for fragrance. You can get Magnesium Flakes and Beeswax at online stores easily.
Take a small bowl and add magnesium flakes to it. Now pour boiling water over it. Keep mixing it till the magnesium flakes get dissolved. Keep it aside and let it cool down. If the magnesium flakes are not available then you can use half a cup of magnesium oil as well
Now take a coconut oil in another bowl and add beeswax as well as regular water to it. Mix all the ingredients well . Add Shea Butter to it and put the bowl in a microwave. Let it heat till beeswax and Shea butter melts completely. Take it out and let it cool down.
Add beeswax mixture into the blender to get a smoother consistency. Once done start adding magnesium mixture slowly. Keep stirring till all the ingredients mix well and get a thick texture.
Now transfer this to a clean container. Make sure it does not have any traces of water as it could lead to fungus. Put this container in refrigerator for at least 15 to 20 minutes. Once done take it out and blend it again to get a smoother body butter like texture. Store it again at the refrigerator. Your homemade Magnesium Body Butter is ready to use. You can use after shower and before hitting to the bed. Coming to the benefit part of the body butter. This Magnesium Rich Body Butter helps to hydrate the skin effectively and also soothe it. Magnesium helps to detoxify the skin and cleanse it . Apart from this it also helps to control the breakouts and premature wrinkles effectively. The Shea Butter content helps to hydrate the skin and improve its texture with regular usage. Coconut oil is known as a natural moisturizer which helps to heal the dry and rough skin. It also contains natural sunscreen properties which helps to prevent the skin from harmful sun rays. You can also use avocado oil instead of coconut oil as it is very beneficial for dry skin and soften it. This body butter is very rich and heavy in texture hence it may take time to absorb in your skin. If you have extra dry skin then you can add one tablespoon of sweet almond oil as well. This homemade body butter can last up to 2 months if stored in cool and dry place.