We all want smooth, awesome to touch skin but not all of us are born with it. Most of us have dry skin, which causes us to think twice before baring our arms. Now you don’t have to worry too much because we have a DIY project that you’ll love. You can make your own body butter with lemon, mint, and other awesome ingredients to give yourself smooth, beautiful skin.

You will need:

  1. Coconut oil: ¼ cup
  2. Shea butter: ¾ tbsp.
  3. Sweet almond oil: 1 drop
  4. Spearmint essential oil: 4 drops
  5. Lemon essential oil: 12 drops
  6. Hand mixer
  7. Spatula
  8. Glass bowl
  9. Glass container


  1. Add the coconut oil, sweet almond oil, and Shea butter in the bowl.
  2. With the hand mixer, mix these ingredients properly. Add the other two essential oils and mix again so that you get fluffy consistency. Use the spatula to scrape it out of the sides.
  3. Now transfer this to the glass container and close it tightly. If the weather is warm, it is advisable to refrigerate the container.

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