I absolutely LOVE the consistency of this homemade whipped body butter. It's like slathering your body with clouds! Beating air into the mixture at various intervals creates tiny air pockets, giving it an exceptionally light and almost marshmallow-like consistency.
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Weigh out and place the refined shea butter into a glass, aluminum or PET plastic bowl. Then, using the electric hand blender, whisk the butter so that it is light and fluffy. This should take 2-5 minutes, but this can vary.
Add the isopropyl myristate and blend once more until the mixture has fully combined.
Add the sweet almond oil and once again blend until nice and fluffy.
Add the vitamin e oil,
Add the essential oils and give it one final blend. The end product should be light, fluffy and somewhat marshmallowy in texture (sort of like fluff).
If your mixture is too runny, check your measurements once more and try again. Also, be careful not to over whip your butter. If your mixture is too hard, it is likely that you've managed to add far too much shea butter.
Spoon into a sterile container
Shelf life is around a year dependant upon the shelf life remaining of your oils, add a little vitamin e to extend this.