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DIY Frankincense Body Butter: Transform Your Skin with this Natural Skincare Recipe


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 Frankincense Body Butter! Frankincense oil is known for its rejuvenating properties, making it a popular choice for skincare.

In this article, we’ll show you how to make your own DIY Frankincense Body Butter that’s perfect for all skin types. With just a few simple ingredients, you can transform your skin and achieve a healthy, glowing complexion.

So, let’s dive in and discover how to create this luxurious body butter at home!

Ingredients Needed

  • Soft cocoa butter. The hard cocoa butter will need different measurements for the ingredients. So for this product, ensure you use the soft cocoa butter.
  • Frankincense oil
  • Frankincense essential oil
  • Corn flour. Alternative: arrowroot powder
  • Vitamin E capsule
  • Optional: Essential oil for fragrance
  • Optional: Mica color powder

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

  • Bowl
  • Whisk
  • Container

First, We Will Make The Frankincense Oil

You can buy the frankincense oil, or you can easily make your own; this way at least you ensure that you are using a high-quality oil:

  • Using a coffee grinder, grind one tablespoon of frankincense till it becomes powder
  • Add 100g of sweet almond oil
  • Store the container for 20 days in a cabinet. Shake the container every day or so.
  • Important: after 20 days, filter it thoroughly to remove any residue completely

Steps: DIY Frankincense Body Butter

1- Add 100 grams (3.53 oz) of soft cocoa butter to a bowl.

DIY Frankincense Body Butter. Add cocoa butter
Add cocoa butter

2- Add 1 tablespoon of frankincense oil.

DIY Frankincense Body Butter. Add frankincense oil
Add frankincense oil

3- Add 10 drops of frankincense essential oil.

4- Use a whisk to mix the ingredients together.

DIY Frankincense Body Butter. Mix the ingredients.
Mix the ingredients.

5- As an optional step, you can add a little mica color powder and mix. Choose a color that matches more or less the color of the frankincense, which is golden brown.

6- We have added in step 3 above the frankincense essential oil. It is concentrated and has all the powerful benefits of the frankincense plus it has its own scent, which is good enough for fragrance. However, if you prefer to add a more attractive scent to your liking, you can add 1-3 drops of your preferred essential oil and mix.

7- Squeeze the contents of a vitamin E capsule and mix.

8- Add a 1/2 teaspoon of corn flour and mix.

9- Put the DIY frankincense body butter into a glass container. Done!

Using DIY Frankincense Body Butter

To use the frankincense body butter, simply scoop a small amount onto your fingers and massage it into your skin, focusing on dry areas like elbows, knees, and heels. The body butter will melt upon contact with your skin, leaving it feeling soft and hydrated.

You can use it on your entire body, including your face (just be careful to avoid the eye area). For best results, use daily after showering or bathing to lock in moisture and keep your skin looking and feeling its best.

Enjoy the luxurious feel and invigorating scent of this all-natural body butter, and let it nourish your skin from head to toe!

DIY Frankincense Body Butter Benefits

Frankincense body butter has plenty of benefits including:

  • Nourishes your skin: Frankincense body butter has natural ingredients in it, which helps make your skin healthier.
  • Hydrates your skin: This product is packed with moisturizing properties, which can leave your skin looking soft and supple.
  • Makes you feel relaxed: Frankincense has aromatherapeutic properties, which can help you destress and feel at ease.
  • Is very versatile: Frankincense body butter is ideal for all skin types, making it a great option for many people.

More articles on DIY natural handmade body butters and creams in this sub-category.

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make the DIY frankincense body butter are demonstrated in this video.


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