Natural Body Butters


Its party season and no one wants to be caught with dry skin especially in this winter! If you want to brave the cold and show off your legs (you been shooting in the gym right lol) you gotta make sure they are moisturised (and those heels too). Body butters are richer and have thicker consistency than lotions and may even offer better and longer lasting moisture. If your skin is anything like mine, it takes better to body butters than a body lotion.

Why Natural Body Butters?

Body butters though are notorious are feeling ‘heavy’ on the skin or ‘sitting’ on top of your skin hence ‘marking’ your clothes, which is why some people stay away from it. I switched to using natural body butters as I found it’s not only better for my skin, it’s packed with nutrients that repair and heal the skin. I haven’t bought ‘processed’ (lack of a better word) body butter for a very very long time unless I am going on holiday because I can’t carry my big old tub of shea mango butter with me! Any mini ones I get are converted to hand cream lol. Shea Butter is probably one of the most popular butters for skin and hair and is well known for its moisturising properties! It’s great but so are these other butters I’m about to tell you about! P.S I will leave my DIY recipe for silky soft skin at the end!

Mango Butter

Perfect for dry skin, it has excellent moisturising and softening properties! It’s a semi hard butter which is rich in anti-oxidants and helps to protect against sun damage. It’s non-greasy and easily absorbed in the skin.

Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter is high in Vitamin E which is known for healing marks and scars on the skin. Excellent for softening and moisturising the hair as well as the skin. Let’s not forget its divine smell!

Avocado Butter

Known for its nourishing and hydrating properties, Avocado Butter is an effective choice for dry skin and hair. It’s rich in antioxidants, melts easily and very easily absorbed which means it non-greasy!

Cupuacu Butter

It took me a hot minute to learn to pronounce this properly but there’s anything difficult about this butter! It’s rich in beneficial fatty acids that condition the skin and hair. It easily absorbs water so it’s known to increase the skin’s moisture content and improve elasticity and provides some protection from sun damage.


All these butters and more natural ingredients can be purchased from SheaButterCottage or Naissance. Browse through the great natural butters on these sites too

Remember you can mixed and match these butters for your ultimate body butter experience (mix your fav essential oils for a scented butter) these work well together with shea butter! You can don’t have time for DIY, try Ziyanda Mango Shea Butters which smell divine and leave your skin so soft! I have a full review on them here.


Natural Body Butter Recipe

My sexy silky soft skin body butter mix is packed with all natural ingredients that will nourish your skin! And it’s easily absorbed too. Play around with measurements and with different essentials oils for different scents- my fav scent atm is sweet orange

Mango butter (more than the shea butter)

Shea butter

Coconut oil

Grapefruit oil

Avocado oil

Vitamin E

Aloe Vera gel

Sweet almond oil

Sweet orange essential oil (optional)


Each ingredient has its own benefits. Research different oils and benefits and combine them for maximum benefits


I will do a full post on this with the techniques and tools I use to help it retain its fluffiness! But for now, whisk all together and enjoy its silkiness!  Let me know if you try this or if you whip up your own concoction!


Go forth with perfectly moisturised skin!





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Sarah Fynn

Hello there and welcome to my blog! My name is Sarah Fynn and I am the creator of this blog. So a bit about me, I LOVE travelling, all things hair and beaut. I love LOVE science! This blog came about as I began to transition to natural hair way back in 2011(Well it isn’t that long ago really lol). This blog will focus on 4 main areas Natural Hair. This area will have a diverse range of topics e.g. product reviews and recommendations, tips, advice and virgin hair review (my go to protective style) Lifestyle. This area is mainly poetry, inspiration and anything that doesn’t quite fit the other 3 areas Events. This is self-explanatory really. I will be covering events for my blog about natural hair, beauty and fashion or the odd event I find interesting Travel. Of course I will be bringing you posts on my adventures around the world! One of my goals is go to every single country! My travel posts may not be as regular as I would like (money problems lol) so in the meantime I will be talking about how to budget/plan and organise a trip! With any area, my aim is to INSPIRE you to either travel or go to an event even if it’s you alone, or to let you know your natural hair journey CAN BE SIMPLE! (Eek! I will try my bestest with that part)! Here you will find simple and straight forward information without the technical jargon or wooh-tah (seriously don’t you just hate that?) So don’t be a stranger and SUBSCRIBE its free. I make sure I post regularly unless I have had a very stressful week/month. Leave any comments or drop me an email to say hi, I would love to hear from you. If you’re a company/blogger and you’re interested in working with me, believe I want to too! Drop me an email if I don’t get to you first lol (I hope that doesn’t sound creepy) Email- Thanks for visiting and have a blessed day. Love Sarah.

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