DIY WINTER FUN
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DIY WHIPPED LAVENDER BODY BUTTER
SUGAR LIP SCRUB
The dry winter air can leave your
skin feeling dehydrated. In a few
minutes you can mix up your own
luxurious and great smelling body
butter, which promises to leave
your skin feeling buttery soft.
In your mixing bowl add the
• ½ cup shea butter
• ¼ cup coconut oil
• 1.5 tbp. Almond oil
• About 60 drops lavender
essential oil (or another scent if
Use your hand mixer to mix all
ingredients until light and fluffy.
Use your mixing spoon to fill your
mason jar with the body butter.
After a shower or bath, slather
the whipped lavender body
butter on any dry skin areas and
enjoy the luxurious moisture—
your skin will feel soft and
Bonus: The lavender essential oil
will help you relax and sleep like
The cold winter weather can really
take a toll on your lips, leaving
them dry and cracked. Save your
cash and pamper your lips at
home with this easy DIY lip scrub.
Gather your supplies: honey,
coconut oil, sugar, spoon,
small mixing bowl, and a small
In your small mixing bowl add:
• ½ tsp of honey
• ½ teaspoon coconut oil
• 1 teaspoon of sugar
Stir all ingredients together with
your spoon until completely
Use the same spoon to add the
mixture to your container.
Using your finger, scoop some of
the scrub and rub on your lips.
Using circular motion, scrub for
2 minutes to make sure you get
all the dead skin off your lips.
Rinse off with water and put a
little extra coconut oil on your
lips to moisturize if needed. Your
lips will thank you.
DIY COCONUT SUGAR LIP SCRUB