YOUR best "whipped" SHE BUTTER RECIPE

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  1. tHENATuRALhAiRpRoJEcT

    tHENATuRALhAiRpRoJEcT Well-Known Member

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    YOUR best "whipped" SHEA BUTTER RECIPE

    now that WINTER is here!!!
    heavier butters are great (for most) to protect the hair and skin



    What's your YOUR BEST SHEA BUTTER RECIPE

    for SKIN and/or HAIR
     
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    Keeping my eye on this thread.

    Does everyone use shea from West Africa or from East Africa (Nilotica) to mix?
     
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    Bump! I'd like to see some recipes...i've been wanting to make my own for a while :yep:
     
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    Simply Shea Butter and Hairveda's Vatika Frosting whipped is the best butter I've tried yet. I even skipped on Qhemet'ssale because I like this better than their amla and olive heavy cream and burdock root buttercream.

    I use Butters n' Bars shea butter (about 3/4 of a 4oz container) and 2 tablespoons of Vatika Frosting. I added a little at a time and whipped until I got my desired consistency. It is smooth, creamy and smells great!! Best butter ever.

    Sent from my SPH-D700 using Long Hair Care Forum App
     
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    I use the following:

    4 oz of shea butter
    2 tbsp of coconut oil
    1 tsp each of tea tree oil, vitamin E oil, honey, sunflower oil, grapeseed oil, castor oil and Proclaim 7 oil

    I mix with a mixer for about 20 minutes and use it on my body daily.
     
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    I dont have a set recipe


    for hair

    the method I use is to melt shea butter in makeshift double boiler (stainless steel bowl set over a pot of boiling water)

    make sure not to allow the butter to boil.
    add which ever oils I want - normally olive, avocado, coconut, or palm)
    then whip with a mixer for 5 mins
    set in freezer till it reaches a soft set
    whip again for 5 mins

    repeat until u get the consistency u wish - I normally repeat abt 4 - 5 times


    for my body, I make it more runny, like milkshake texture - by adding more oil - usually more olive or coconut oil

    I have yellow shea butter from shea and more and also white shea butter that my BF got for me in Kenya. I alternate between them and use both in my hair and on my body
     
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    Thank you, OP for starting this thread.
    So simple and so DeLish!!! Imma try this....'cept my shea butter will be Nilotica.

    OT, I love your hair in your siggy!
    This is a good hair butter, too!

    Thank you both!

    Bumping!
     
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    My mix is the following:

    8 oz. Pure Unrefined African Shea Butter (hard, yellowish)
    2 oz. ExtraVirginOliveOil
    2 oz. ExtraVirginCoconutOil
    2 oz. Jojoba Oil
    2 oz. Jamaican Black Castor Oil

    You'll notice equal parts of shea butter & oils (both 8 oz.:yep:) I whip these together in a mixing bowl using a hand mixer until the consistency is fluffy and creamy. Then I pour into multiple containers. No water, means no need to worry about molding. This 16 oz. mixture usually last me about 6months, since hubby now uses it daily on his "fro" too. I don't refrigerate it, I simply store it with my other hair products, like my ORS Carrot Oil, and my BB Oil Moisturizer creams. The mix never goes bad, or turns rancid. The JBCO in it keeps all the "cooties" away...LOL! (what is JBCO? Jamaican Black Castor Oil )

    I use this mixture 2x's per week as my scalp "grease".
    I aslo use this mixture for sealing my ends.
    This stuff is GREAT!! I love, love , love this mix and its a keeper for me & the family.
     
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    Here's one I found online -


    • 8 oz. unrefined shea butter
    • 8 oz. pure coconut oil
    • 2 tsp. extra virgin olive oil
    • 1.5 tsp. jojoba oil
    • 1 tsp. sweet almond oil
    • 2 drops rosemary oil
    • 4 drops peppermint oil
    • 8-oz. container with a lid
     
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    I may try this one baddison. Sounds yummy. I've just been using shea butter mixed with olive oil for DD and myself. i mix it with my finger until smooth :look:
     
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    I've notice many youtube...... but this site is the absolute best

    if she get's the insert video feature back up..... I'll add a few
    but i will add several from my research as well
     
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    Recipe

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    http://www.longhaircareforum.com/blogs/25232-mj11051/12250-recipe.html Tags

    Ladies I usually don't publish my hair butter recipes but this one is to good to keep to myself.

    I used
    2ozs of shea butter
    1oz of Coffee Bean Butter
    1oz Cupaucu Butter
    1oz of JBCO Oil
    1oz of Rice bran Oil
    3ozs of Long Aid Activator Gel

    I mixed the the butters and oils together and then I slowly added the gel.

    It made a very wonderful and nice twist butter. Try it
     
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    http://www.longhaircareforum.com/natural-living/502851-whipped-butter-recipe-shea-aloe.html

     
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    tHENATuRALhAiRpRoJEcT Well-Known Member

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    ok... trying to establish a great hair mix.... that works for skin

    I see everyone incorporating olive oil in the mix............hmmmmmmmmm
    never used that one
     
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    Great thread as always OP!

    I got bored last night which resulted in me purchasing:
    - organic shea butter (1/2 lbs)
    - organic cocoa butter (4oz)
    - organic mango butter (4oz)
    - rose essential oil sampler
    - vanilla essentail oil

    I am so excited to make not only a aryuvedic hair butter with vatika, amla and brahmi but also a face cream and body cream:lick:

    I'll post some pics and the recipie I ended up with when they all come in the mail :grin: Thanks for all the great suggestions!
     
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    purchased from where?
     
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    unrefined shea butter from Oils By Nature Natural and Organic Oils
    jojoba oil

    I let the unrefined shea butter melt naturally or use a double broiled (no microwaving for me). Then I mix both ingredients with a mixer until nice and smooth. Then I pour into the container. I've been using this on my hair and skin since February 2010. ps. I do not use this on my straightened hair (way too heavy for that). I use this on my hair when it's in it's natural state. :yep: I love it, and I love the fact that it's unscented.
     
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    Are you ladies using a preservative in your whip?
    Also, what purpose does cornstarch serve in recipes?
    TIA:hug2:
     
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    oh my, im full of questions today. this will be my last- promise!!

    how long are y'all whipping your shea butter mix? I have read everything from 15min to a few hours!!
     
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    I mix:
    - 8oz Shea butter
    - melted coconut oil
    - avocado oil
    - lavender EO
    - Aloe Vera gel

    First I added the Shea butter to the mixer then slowly pour in the coconut oil & avocado oil until I see the right consistency. Then add a few squirts of aloe Vera gel & 100 drops of lavender EO. Pour it into the container & place in the fridge for about 30 minutes.
     
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    for those of you in the md, dc area, and for those of you that care, i was just in that flea market in baltimore, patapsco(sp) I think, and right in the center of the place (don't know where specifically) there is a guy (asian) who has shea butter, mango butter and some other types of raw butters by the box load there. he even had all types of oils such as jojoba, coconut, castor, etc. even essential oils. i was in shock.
     
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    Is the flea market everyday? I wanna go but I'm stuck working 11hr days :-/. I need some fresh Shea butter. Mine stinks. How long do the mixtures last? I've had a tub in the fridge for a while now.
     
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    I only know the flea market to be open on the weekends. Not sure if its open during the week. I usually go on either a Sat of Sunday. The place is right in the center. If you go in where the man sells the shrimp and crabs, walk the opposite way, and go through the door towards the end and walk through that way. You can't miss him. Just ask someone where is the man who sells the tropical fish and gold fish and the man who sells the butters is right there. I mean he carries all the essential oils and his prices are better Good luck!
     
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    It starts to smell after a while, that's why I stopped buying it.
     
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    Great thread...bump
     
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    These are some awesome recipes. Thank you all. I use Nubian Heritage Shea Butter with Black Seed Oil and Honey for now because I don't own a mixer. I'll be sure to use this thread for ideas in case I get one.
     
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