These body butters are extra rich for dry skin. Avoid essential oils for pregnancy/nursing and avoid shea butter for latex allergies.
The Mango Girl is a handmade brand of skin care founded by Dr Ava Brown that uses ethical ingredients inspired by nature. A portion of sales is donated to communities in Northern Ireland and Jamaica.
Reconnection Skincare Body Butter is a luxurious moisturiser made with unrefined African oils, and organic revitalising ingredients. With a scent of orange, cinnamon and palmarosa, it will soothe and nourish dry skin with mafura and shea butters, baobab oil and regenerative pomegranate seed oil. It melts at the touch of your fingertips, to easily rub into skin. Avoid for nut and seed allergies, do not use for eczema or similar.
This cocoa & shea butter body bar is a solid bar that is handmade in small batches in Scotland. Sold in a cardboard box with an optional tin, the solid bar is concentrated to moisturise skin. Best used after a bath or shower when the skin is warm, just rub into the skin until it starts to melt, then massage in. Choose from:
- Patchouli Lime
- Ylang Ylang
- Chocolate Vanilla
Baburu & Blake Body Balm (Surrey) is formulated with natural plant butters, stored in a zero waste tin. The ingredients include mango butter, avocado oil, sweet almond oil and candelilla wax. In lavender peppermint or sweet orange juniper berry.
The Ilex Wood Chocolate Orange Body Balm is made with cocoa butter and oils of sweet orange and pink grapefruit. This tin lasts a long time, and uses plant butters of cocoa, shea and mango. The chocolate scent is paired with oils of orange and grapefruit. Cocoa butter is good for scars and stretch marks, shea butter is good to soothe the driest skin and mango butter helps to soften and tone skin. Grapefruit oil is good to reduce the appearance of cellulite.
This vegan hand & body balm is handmade in the rural Sussex countryside by a qualified aromatherapist and her team. Sold in a glass jar with metal lid, a tree is planted for each one sold. The balm contains a soothing blend of lavender, frankincense, patchouli and chamomile essential oils, all are anti-inflammatory and calming, as well as calming to the nervous system.
It’s made with organic cocoa butter and candelilla wax to soothe and hydrate skin, alongside vitamin-rich hemp, jojoba and sunflower oils. Healing calendula nourishes dry and irritated skin, and offers relieve for minor skin irritations. The Restore version is made with rosemary (avoid for epilepsy), lemon, tea tree and bergamot oils.