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Published on September 7th, 2021 | by Scott Cooney


All natural DIY luxurious body butter recipe

Replenish and rehydrate your skin from head to toe! A little bit of this body butter goes a long way. 

1/4 cup coconut oil
1/3 cup shea butter
1 tbsp. almond oil
10-20 drops essential oil of preference 


  1. In a double boiler over low heat, melt coconut oil together with shea butter. 
  2. When fully melted, remove from heat and add almond oil and essential oils. Stir well and pour into a glass container. 
  3. Put in the fridge one day to set, stirring once or twice until mixture solidifies. Store in a cool place with an airtight lid on. Suggested essential oils: lavender and chamomile for relaxation and skin repair, rose and jasmine for a romantic scent, cedar wood or sandalwood for an earthy, woodsy scent, or clary sage for women’s health and hormone balance. 

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About the Author

Scott Cooney is a serial eco-entrepreneur including being the solo founder of Pono Home,, and CleanTechnica; author of two books; former sustainability consultant with clients including Johnson & Johnson, Eastman Chemical, Wal-Mart, and Duke Energy; former Adjunct teaching the first course in sustainable business in the MBA program at UH Manoa; lover of local, healthy food and especially vegan nachos. Find Scott on Twitter

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