Lavender contains several active compounds that counter inflammation, speed healing and encourage new cell turnover, making this luxurious body butter therapeutic and fragrant.
2 tablespoons kukui nut oil
1 tablespoon sweet almond oil
1 tablespoon shea butter
1 tablespoon grated beeswax (or pastilles)
1 tablespoon lavender flower powder
¼ cup grated cocoa butter
8 drops lavender essential oil
Combine the oils, beeswax, lavender powder and butters in the top of a double boiler and gently heat until completely melted. Add the lavender essential oil and stir to combine. Remove from heat and immediately pour into a clean jar. Let the lotion cool for several hours or overnight before capping and labeling.