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Marula Oil For Massage Therapists

by Andrea Butje on April 7, 2012

Many massage therapists just love marula oil for massage, because of its silky consistency and the benefits it holds for a wide range of skin conditions. Marula oil is a light and lovely South African carrier oil. It has a gentle aroma that easily blends with most essential oils, which is just another reason people […]

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Cocoa Butter and Coconut Oil: The Perfect Relationship

by Andrea Butje on February 24, 2012

Cocoa butter and coconut oil adore each other! The textures of cocoa butter and coconut oil complement one another, and the aromas are perfect together. I like to make the following simple body butter for daily skin moisturizing. It’s silky smooth and can be used every day after your shower. 1 oz Beeswax 3 oz […]

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Dry, Chapped Skin Butter

by Andrea Butje on February 15, 2012

This aromatic butter recipe makes a silky, easily-applied chapped skin body butter that moisturizes, soothes, and protects. Body butters are pure nourishment for your skin! The true art of creating body butters has to do with the ratio of butter to oil to wax. To create a chapped skin body butter that’s soft and easy […]

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Blend With Unique Carrier Oils and Butters

by Andrea on August 17, 2010

Creating body butters and essential oil blends with carrier oils has always brought me–and my skin–great pleasure! When creating an essential oil blend in a carrier, getting creative is a good thing! Choose from a wide variety of butters and oils.  When deciding, think about consistency, the therapeutic properties of the carrier, and your intention […]

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