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DIY Body Lotion with Rose: Nourish 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.

Experience the beauty of DIY skincare with our guide on ‘DIY Body Lotion with Rose: Nourish Your Skin Naturally.’

Transform your self-care routine as we walk you through the steps to create a luxurious rose-infused body lotion that will leave your skin feeling nourished and radiant. Discover the power of natural ingredients like shea butter, and avocado oil in this easy-to-follow recipe.

Ingredients Needed

  • Shea butter, soft and odorless
  • Avocado carrier oil, lightweight (not dense)
  • Corn flour
  • Vitamin E capsule for skin
  • Polysorbate 80
  • Mica color powder, red
  • Rose fragrance oil

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 weigh quantities
  • Bowl
  • Teaspoon
  • Small silicone spatula
  • Wooden popsicle stick
  • Electric hand mixer
  • Small container to store your DIY Body Lotion with Rose

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 Body Lotion with Rose

1- Start by putting 50 grams (1.76 oz) of soft, odorless shea butter in a bowl.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Put shea butter in a bowl
Put shea butter in a bowl

2- Add 30 grams (1.05 oz) of lightweight avocado oil.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Add avocado oil
Add avocado oil

3- Gently heat and melt the ingredients in a bain-marie (hot water bath). A bain-marie is made by placing the bowl in a larger pot of hot, steaming water. This will gradually heat and melt the contents. Make sure to stir while the mixture is melting.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Bain-marie
Bain-marie

4- Allow the contents to cool down partially, as in the image. Do not let it cool completely.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Allow the mixture to cool down partially
Allow the mixture to cool down partially

5- Use the electric hand mixer to whip the contents for approximately three minutes, until you achieve a lotion-like texture.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Use the electric hand mixer to whip the contents
Use the electric hand mixer to whip the contents
DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Whip the contents till you achieve this consistency
Whip the contents till you achieve this consistency

6- With the tip of a wooden popsicle stick, add a little red mica color powder.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Add a little mica color powder
Add a little mica color powder

7- Mix thoroughly with a silicone spatula. For a stronger lotion color, add more mica powder, although a lighter color is generally preferred for body lotion.

8- After thoroughly mixing with the spatula, give the mixture a brief whipping with the electric mixer, to ensure that the mica color is uniformly blended.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Nice lotion color
Nice lotion color

9- Add 3 grams (0.10 oz) of rose fragrance oil.

10- Add 3 grams (0.10 oz) of polysorbate 80.

11- Squeeze the contents of a Vitamin E capsule into the mixture.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Add rose fragrance oil, polysorbate 80 and Vitamin E
Add rose fragrance oil, polysorbate 80 and Vitamin E

12- Mix thoroughly with the spatula.

13- Add 1/2 teaspoon of corn flour.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Add corn flour
Add corn flour

14- Mix the corn flour with the spatula, then give the mixture a final brief whipping with the electric mixer.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. This is the final lotion texture
This is the final lotion texture

15- Scoop the DIY Body Lotion with Rose into a small container, and you’re done!

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Final product 2

How To Use: DIY Body Lotion with Rose

To get the most out of your DIY rose-infused body lotion, follow these simple steps for optimal results:

  1. Cleanse: Start with clean skin. Use your preferred body wash or soap to remove dirt and impurities, then pat your skin dry with a clean towel.
  2. Apply: Take a small amount of your homemade rose body lotion and apply it to your hands or directly onto your body. Be gentle and massage it into your skin in a circular motion.
  3. Focus on Dry Areas: Pay special attention to areas prone to dryness, such as elbows, knees, and heels. These areas benefit from extra hydration.
  4. Allow Absorption: Give the lotion a few minutes to absorb into your skin before dressing to avoid any residue transfer onto clothing.
  5. Enjoy: Bask in the natural fragrance and the nourishing properties of your rose-infused body lotion. Use it daily or as needed to keep your skin soft, smooth, and beautifully scented.

Incorporating this lotion into your daily skincare routine will leave you feeling refreshed and rejuvenated, with skin that looks and feels its best.

DIY Body Lotion with Rose. Final product

Benefits

Using DIY rose-infused body lotion offers a multitude of benefits for your skin and overall well-being:

  1. Hydration: The lotion’s natural ingredients like shea butter and avocado oil deeply moisturize your skin, preventing dryness and flakiness.
  2. Aromatherapeutic Experience: The addition of rose fragrance oil creates a delightful, long-lasting scent, transforming your skincare routine into a luxurious and aromatic self-care experience.
  3. Skin Tone Balance: The lotion’s soothing properties, enhanced by avocado oil, can help reduce redness and promote a more even complexion.
  4. Anti-Aging Moisturization: Avocado oil’s nourishing properties, combined with the lotion’s hydration, can contribute to maintaining a youthful, smooth complexion.
  5. Customized Skincare: Crafting your lotion at home allows you to tailor it to your unique skin needs and preferences.
  6. Cost-Effective Luxury: Enjoy the benefits of high-quality skincare without the premium price tag by making your lotion at home.

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Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps for how to make this DIY Body Lotion with Rose are demonstrated in this video.


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