DIY: Whipped Shea Butter Body Scrub with Lavender and Peppermint

If you want your body to feel soft, smooth, and exfoliated, then you need to make this DIY Whipped Shea Butter Body Scrub. This body scrub is formulated with Shea Butter, Coconut oil, Sugar, Salt, and a few drops of lavender and peppermint essential oils. This is not only the perfect hydrating scrub for your body, it would also make an easy DIY gift for someone special.

Honestly, I don’t have a lot of time for any DIY that takes a long time, I would rather just purchase it at that point. So literally, this DIY took approximately 5 minutes to make, but no one would ever know that because it looks fancy. I am all about smoke and mirrors. (Did you ever watch the movie with Sarah Jessica Parker called I Don’t Know How She Does It? I live my life like that.)

DIY Peppermint and Lavender Shea Butter Body Scrub with Beauty and Lifestyle Blogger, Kendra Stanton

What’s in this DIY Whipped Shea Butter Body Scrub and Why?

Raw Shea Butter: The benefits of Shea Butter are pretty incredible. It reduces inflammation, helps with wrinkles by moisturizing the skin. It also contains Vitamins A, E and F along with fatty acids that help produce collagen. Using it in this body scrub will help keep your skin stay hydrated after you shower. Found Here

Virgin Coconut Oil: Because Virgin Coconut oil is Anti-Microbial and Anti-Bacterial, it makes the perfect addition to the body scrub to keep it from going rancid. It’s also incredibly moisturizing on the skin. Found Here

Sugar & Salt: These two don’t necessarily have any hydrating properties to them, but they make a fantastic duo for exfoliation.

Essential Oils: Essential Oils are essential for DIY bath and body products because of their aromatherapy benefits. I am using Lavender and Peppermint oils from Amazon for this one, but orange and lemon would be amazing too.

lavender and peppermint essentials oils from young living that are perfect for a DIY body scrub

How To Use:

  1. Scoop a Quarter size amount out of the jar.
  2. Apply it to your entire body and scrub it in circular motion.
  3. For a more gentle scrub, apply it to damp skin. For a stronger scrub, apply it to dry skin.


how to make a DIY lavender and peppermint body scrub with just using coconut oil, shea butter, salt, and sugar


DIY Whipped Shea Butter Body Scrub Recipe

3 TBS Coconut Oil

3TBS Shea Butter

3 TBS Sugar

3 TBS Salt

1 drop Lavender and Peppermint

What You Need

    1. mixing bowl
    2. whipping spoon
    3. glass jar Found Here

Instructions for DIY Whipped Shea Butter Body Scrub

  1. Place the Shea Butter and Coconut oil into the bowl and Whip it together with either hand held blender, or a whipping spoon.
  2. Add all other ingredients and gently whip them in as well.
  3. Place the whipped body scrub into a jar.



If you enjoyed this DIY bath and body product, make sure to also try the DIY peppermint lip scrub that would be amazing packaged together as a gift!


Xo, Kendra



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