Knowing what goes in to your beauty products is important and there’s no better way than making them so you know exactly what they’re made of. If you love green tea and moisturizing body butters, combine the two and give this DIY green tea body butter a try. It’s organic, too!

What you’ll need:

vanillaoil1 ½ tbsp. of cocoa butter
1 ½ tbsp. of shea butter
1 tsp. of beeswax
1 tbsp. of your favorite oil (sesame, olive, rice bran, etc.)
2 tsp. of green tea
A few drops of your favorite essential oils
Now follow these steps:
Step 1: In a medium pan on low heat, place a cup of water. Then, put a glass cup measurer on the inside.
Step 2: Add the cocoa and butters, the beeswax, and the oil. Melt completely.
Step 3: Add the green tea and essential oils and mix well.
Step 4: Place the mixture in a small, clean pot and close with the lid so it sets.
And there you have it! You’re very own body butter. To see the tutorial, check out the video.
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