What is body buttercream?
Body buttercream is a thick moisturizing skincare product that works wonders for those who may have a hard time finding products that help lock in moisture to their skin. Body Butter Creams can be created using the oil base method or water and oil method which helps the product absorb a bit faster into the skin. The water-based body buttercream is ideal for those who may not need as much oil to their skin. The body butter is like using or having body lotion only the product is much thicker and lasts a bit longer in hydration. The most commonly made body butter is the oil-based version, which you can easily find a DIY recipe online or on YouTube. This can be created using a double boiler method to heat the ingredients together. The ingredients for body buttercream consist of two to three hard butters such as Shea or Cocoa butter, Carrier oils like coconut or jojoba oil, and essential oils of choice for scent purpose.
What is body butter used for?
Body buttercream is used to moisturize the skin, besides it is great for hydrating the skin for hours it has many great skin health benefits. By using skincare products like body butters creams that are free of harmful chemicals. You are essentially protecting your largest organ, which is the skin, Shea butter acts as a barrier to protect the skin from environmental damage caused by free radicals. Body buttercream can be used to help aide or prevent stretch marks before, during, and after pregnancy. Shea butter is great for dimensioning fine lines, wrinkles, dark spots, and scars on the skin. You can use body buttercream on your lips, hands, elbows, legs, and feet and when applied it can retain moisture, lubricate, and nourish the skin. This type of cream can also be used on the face but in moderation, you may want to be careful if you have sensitive, acne-prone, or oily skin types. The best way to use body butter is to apply it after your daily bath or shower.
What are the benefits of using body butter
Using natural body buttercreams that contain little ingredients is going to benefit the skin in so many ways. Conventional body buttercreams can be overloaded with harsh chemicals, synthetic fragrance, or parabens. The benefits as mentioned before are body butter can be used as an all-over moisturizer. Great for dry cuticles, and makes a great hand cream, this can also soothe freshly shaved legs, sunburns, and rashes. Body butters contain vitamins and antioxidants which helps prevent the skin from aging. You can use a body butter daily or as needed; most people use body butter creams during the colder season when the skin tends to dry out more. If you are looking for amazing and natural skincare products you can browse our collection of handmade body buttercreams