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Experience the Magic of DIY Rose Body Butter for Soft and Supple Skin


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.

For those seeking a natural and luxurious way to pamper their skin, DIY Rose Body Butter is the perfect solution.

This easy-to-make body butter is made with soft shea butter and rose essential oil. It provides deep hydration and nourishment to the skin. Not only does it leave your skin feeling soft and silky, but it also offers a relaxing aromatherapy experience with the soothing scent of roses.

In this article, we’ll guide you through the process of creating your own DIY Rose Body Butter and explore the many benefits it has to offer for your skin.

Ingredients Needed

  • Soft shea butter
  • Rose essential oil
  • Magnolia essential oil. This is optional.
  • Oil color, which is a color that dissolves in oil. I am using oil color liquid. If you have the oil color in powder form, just dissolve a little of the powder in a small quantity of sweet almond oil. You can also use mica color powder.

Note: Since we are making a rose body butter, I will use red oil color, so that when we add it to the whitish shea butter, we will end up with a rosy color that fits the product name.

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
  • Mixing bowl
  • Mixing utensil
  • Container to store the rose butter final product

Steps: DIY Rose Body Butter

1- Place a bowl over the scale and measure out 200 grams of soft shea butter.

Note: If you only have hard shea butter, add 20 grams of sweet almond oil.

DIY Rose Body Butter. Measured shea butter
Add soft shea butter

2- Add 4-7 drops of oil color to the contents.

DIY Rose Body Butter. Add oil color
Add oil color

3- Using a mixing utensil, thoroughly mix the color into the soft shea butter to ensure that it is combined well.

DIY Rose Body Butter. After mixing the oil color
After mixing the oil color

4- It is now time to add the essential oils for fragrance. Add 10 drops of the rose essential oil into the product and mix well.

5- For extra scent, I will also add 5 drops of the magnolia essential oil and mix once again. This is optional.

6- Finally, put the rose body butter in a container of your choice. 

DIY Rose Body Butter. Final product
DIY Rose Body Butter. Final product

How To Use: DIY Rose Body Butter

Here are some tips on how to use your DIY Rose Body Butter:

  1. Start with clean, dry skin. It’s best to use the body butter after a bath or shower, when your skin is still slightly damp.
  2. Take a small amount of the body butter and warm it up in your palms. This will help to melt the butter and make it easier to apply.
  3. Massage the body butter into your skin using circular motions. Pay special attention to dry or rough areas like elbows, knees, and heels.
  4. Allow the body butter to absorb fully into your skin before getting dressed, as it may leave an oily residue on clothing.
  5. Use the body butter as often as needed to keep your skin soft, smooth, and hydrated. It’s perfect for use as a daily moisturizer, or as a luxurious treat for your skin after a long day.

Benefits: DIY Rose Body Butter

Here are some benefits of DIY Rose Body Butter for your skin:

  1. Moisturizes: Shea butter, the main ingredient in this body butter, is a natural moisturizer that deeply hydrates and nourishes your skin.
  2. Softens: The combination of shea butter and rose essential oil in this recipe helps to soften rough, dry skin, leaving it smooth and silky.
  3. Soothes: The anti-inflammatory properties of rose essential oil can help to calm irritated and inflamed skin, making it an ideal ingredient for those with sensitive skin.
  4. Anti-aging: Rose essential oil has antioxidants that can help to prevent damage from free radicals, reducing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
  5. Aromatherapy: The scent of roses has been shown to have a calming effect on the mind and body, making this DIY Rose Body Butter a relaxing addition to your self-care routine.

For more articles on DIY natural handmade body butters and creams, check these out:

Video How-To on My Channel | Jinane World

The steps to make your own DIY Rose Body Butter are demonstrated in this video.


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