Apricot Body Butter Recipe
Has the winter season striped the oils from your skin leaving it dry and scaly? No worries, try this luscious apricot body butter recipe to get your skin back to being soft and supple.
The apricot is rich in Iron, Vitamin A, and C. It the impressive ability to keep the skin hydrated while not making the skin appear oily. It also is great for sensitive skin, especially skin that is dry due to the harsh winter season that strips the skin of it’s natural oil. The anti-oxidants within the apricot help with combating free radicals which can lead to premature aging.
Almond oil provides additional benefits as it’s rich in Vitamin A, D and E, oleic and linoleic acids, monounsaturated fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc, including other minerals and vitamins. It is a general all purpose oil and soothing for sensitive skin. It also provides a light sheen to the skin along with relieving inflamed skin. It’s a perfect go to oil for preventing moisture loss.
Buttermilk provides the creamy luscious portion of the body butter as it is rich in lactic acid to help soften, brighten and exfoliate skin. It’s also known to be highly acidic and astringent in nature to help combat sun spots and lighten pigmentation within the skin.
Mixing together the apricot, almond oil and butter milk creates a rich luscious cream to lather upon sensitive skin that needs to replenish it’s oils. It’s a perfect new morning ritual to enhance your beauty regime.
- 1 ripe apricot (remove the peel and pit)
- 1/2 cup buttermilk
- 1 tablespoon almond oil
In a blender, combine the apricot, buttermilk and almond oil and pulse mix until the mixture is creamy. Once the mixture becomes creamy mass age the lotion over your body and be sure to avoid the eye area and any other sensitive locations.