DIY | Whipped Hand Cream

About this DIY

Cold weather often means dried, cracked hands. Not only can this be painful, but it can also lead to health problems. Because your skin is your largest organ and your first line of defense against environmental threats, you want to do everything you can to protect and care for it. Use this luxuriant hand cream to care for your hands and provide some much needed self-love for your skin.


1/2 cup Cocoa Butter

1/2 cup Coconut Oil

1/2 cup Shea Butter

½ cup Fractionated Coconut Oil

20-30 drops Essential Oil [Your Choice]

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Place all butters and oils in a glass jar that is safe to heat.

Step 2

Fill a large saucepan with about one and a half inches of water. Bring to a boil.

Step 3

Add the glass jar to the center of the sauce pan once water is boiling.

Step 4

Stir every few minutes until ingredients are melted and combined, about 10-15 minutes.

Step 5

Once everything is combined, remove from heat and allow to cool for 5-10 minutes.

Step 6

Add desired essential oils and mix well.

Step 7

Let rest in a cool place, like the refrigerator, until hand cream has set.

Step 8

Once chilled, use a hand mixer and mix starting on low, slowly increasing the speed, until lotion becomes light and fluffy. Enjoy!