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DIY Beetroot Body Butter: Nourish and Rejuvenate Your Skin Naturally

About the author: Jinane Doughan is a professional make-up artist with a degree from the French Fashion Institute ESMOD Dubai. She specialized in natural handmade skincare and haircare products.
Her YouTube channel, Jinane World, has 600+ educational videos and 100K+ subscribers.
She is an accredited Master Trainer and gives courses at a reputed academy that has 16 branches worldwide. She sells online courses about natural skincare.
Disclaimer: This article is for educational purposes only and does not constitute professional medical advice. Use any natural skincare or haircare products at your own risk and perform a patch test before use.

Welcome to our article on DIY Beetroot Body Butter: Nourish and Rejuvenate Your Skin Naturally.

If you’re seeking a natural and effective way to nourish your skin, look no further! Beetroot, a vibrant root vegetable, is not only a nutritional powerhouse but also offers numerous benefits for your skin.

In this comprehensive guide, we will walk you through a simple and rewarding process of creating your own homemade beetroot body butter. Packed with shea butter, pure beetroot powder, and other skin-loving ingredients, this DIY body butter will leave your skin feeling incredibly moisturized, refreshed, and revitalized. Get ready to unlock the secrets to healthy and beautiful skin with our DIY beetroot body butter recipe. Let’s dive in!

Ingredients Needed

  • Soft shea butter
  • Pure beetroot powder
  • Beeswax
  • Ewax (emulsifying wax)
  • Corn flour
  • Fractionated coconut oil
  • Essential oils
  • Vitamin E

Choose high-quality ingredients to boost the effectiveness and safety of your DIY beauty products. Also, where an essential oil is included in my recipes, I utilize either of two types of essential oils: pure, if added in drops, or diluted, if mixed in grams.

Tools Needed

  • Scale to measure quantities
  • Large bowl
  • Electric mixer
  • Glass mixing rod
  • Glass jar or container to store the body butter

Prior to use, ensure that both your utensils and containers are properly cleaned and disinfected. Wash them with warm soapy water, dry with a tissue, and then sanitize by spraying with 70% medical alcohol. Wipe them clean and let them air dry before use.

Steps: DIY Beetroot Body Butter

1- Put 140 grams (4.93 oz) of shea butter in the bowl.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Add shea butter
Add shea butter

2- Add 5 grams (0.17 oz) of beeswax.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Add beeswax
Add beeswax

3- Add 10 grams (0.35 oz) of ewax.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Add Ewax
Add ewax

4- Pour 40 grams (1.41 oz) of fractionated coconut oil in the bowl.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Add fractionated coconut oil
Add fractionated coconut oil

5- Now, we will melt the contents in a hot water bath (bain-marie). A hot water bath is done by placing the bowl in a larger pot of hot steaming water. This will gradually melt whatever is inside the bowl without causing it to burn. As the contents of the bowl melt, make sure to mix every now and then.

Note: Ensure that the beeswax and ewax granules have melted fully.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. After heating the ingredients in bain-marie
After heating the ingredients in bain-marie

6- Let the contents cool off a bit and then place the bowl with its contents in the freezer for approximately 15 minutes. We want the mix to harden, not fully, but rather about 80%.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. After cooling the contents in the fridge
After cooling the contents in the fridge

7- Use an electric mixer to whip up the contents till they become creamy.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Creamy consistency after using the electric mixer
Creamy consistency after using the electric mixer

8- Add 1 gram (0.035 oz) of beetroot powder.

9- Add your preferred essential oil. You can add up to 8 grams (0.28 oz) of the essential oil.

10- With the glass mixing rod, mix manually to spread out the beetroot powder and essential oil, then use the electric mixer to achieve a thorough blending.

11- Add 5 grams (0.17 oz) of corn flour.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Add corn flour
Add corn flour

12- Squeeze the contents of a vitamin E capsule in the mix.

13- Use the electric mixer to finish up with a thorough and uniform blend of the ingredients.

14- Your DIY Beetroot Body Butter is now ready. Scoop it into a glass container for storage.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Final product 2
DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Final product

How to Use: DIY Beetroot Body Butter

Using DIY Beetroot Body Butter is a delightful and straightforward process. Follow these simple steps to make the most of your homemade creation:

  1. Cleanse: Begin by cleansing your skin thoroughly. Use a gentle cleanser to remove any dirt, oil, or impurities, ensuring a clean canvas for the body butter.
  2. Prepare: Take a small amount of the beetroot body butter from the container and place it in the palm of your hand. Allow it to soften slightly by gently rubbing your hands together.
  3. Apply: Massage the softened body butter onto your skin using gentle, circular motions. Start with a small amount and gradually add more if needed, ensuring an even application.
  4. Focus on Dry Areas: Pay extra attention to areas prone to dryness, such as elbows, knees, and heels. Massage the body butter into these areas, allowing the rich ingredients to deeply moisturize and nourish your skin.
  5. Absorption: Give your skin a few moments to absorb the body butter fully. It will leave a protective layer, sealing in moisture and leaving your skin feeling velvety smooth.
  6. Enjoy the Benefits: Once absorbed, revel in the benefits of your DIY beetroot body butter. It will leave your skin feeling hydrated, supple, and rejuvenated. Repeat the application as desired, especially after bathing or whenever your skin needs an extra boost of nourishment.

Remember, a little goes a long way with this concentrated body butter, so start with a small amount and adjust according to your skin’s needs.

DIY Beetroot Body Butter. Final product
DIY Beetroot Body Butter. I can do wonders to your skin!

Benefits: DIY Beetroot Body Butter

Using DIY Beetroot Body Butter offers a multitude of benefits for your skin. Let’s explore the wonderful advantages it brings:

  1. Deep Hydration: The combination of shea butter, coconut oil, and essential oil in beetroot body butter provides intense hydration to your skin. It helps to replenish moisture, leaving your skin soft, smooth, and deeply nourished.
  2. Nourishes and Revitalizes: Beetroot powder is rich in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are known to promote healthy skin. When incorporated into body butter, it helps nourish and revitalize the skin, giving it a radiant and youthful appearance.
  3. Improves Skin Elasticity: Regular use of beetroot body butter can enhance skin elasticity, making it feel firmer and more supple. This can help diminish the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, promoting a more youthful complexion.
  4. Evens Out Skin Tone: Beetroot powder contains natural pigments that may help even out skin tone and reduce the appearance of blemishes or discoloration. Over time, it can contribute to a more balanced and radiant complexion.
  5. Soothes and Calms: The emollient properties of shea butter and the soothing effects of essential oils in the body butter can help calm irritated or inflamed skin. It is particularly beneficial for those with sensitive or dry skin conditions.
  6. Protects from Environmental Stressors: The combination of beeswax and vitamin E in beetroot body butter forms a protective barrier on the skin’s surface. This barrier helps shield your skin from environmental stressors, such as pollution or harsh weather conditions.
  7. Luxurious Self-Care Experience: Beyond its practical benefits, using DIY beetroot body butter offers a luxurious and indulgent self-care experience. The rich, velvety texture and the delightful scent of the body butter make it a treat for your senses, promoting relaxation and overall well-being.

By incorporating DIY beetroot body butter into your skincare routine, you can enjoy these incredible benefits while pampering your skin with natural and nourishing ingredients. Say hello to hydrated, revitalized, and glowing skin!

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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps for how to make DIY Beetroot Body Butter are demonstrated in this video.

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