For Your Skin| Whipped Cocoa-Monoi Crumble Butter

by West Parsons on February 16, 2012 · 4 comments

in beauty, recipes

Since becoming more ingredient conscious and discovering pure and REAL cocoa butter I’ve sworn off Palmer’s brand cocoa butter products.  A while ago I told you guys I would share my cocoa butter recipe.  The time as come!  This butter crumbles and then melts into a nice creamy, spreadable moisturizer that will leave your skin feeling as soft as a baby’s buttox.  This recipe contains 3 simple and pure ingredients, each for their ability to penetrate and hold moisture.


cocoa butter: delicious smelling butter which contains high concentrations of vitamin E, promotes healing and regeneration of skin cells and of course helps to fade scars and other discolorations
monoi oil: this is a fragrant and highly refined oil which quickly absorbs into the skin (and hair) containing anti-aging properties
jojoba oil:  with properties similar to the sebum our skin naturally secretes, this oil is a no brainer

The Process

Melt 4 oz. of pure cocoa butter over a double boiler to avoid scorching the butter as it liquifies.

Once melted, allow the now cocoa butter oil to cool. You may speed this process up by placing bowl over the ice. Once the butter begins to re-solidify begin whipping with a hand mixer.

Once the solid texture begins to return, add 5 table spoons of monoi oil and 3 table spoons of jojoba oil. Continue whipping. You may adjust the oil to your own liking.

The resulting product is a butter that smells wonderful and crumbles at your touch.  I recommend this butter be used immediately after a bath when the skin is still slightly damp.


TheCoilWhisperer February 18, 2012 at 12:32 am

Oh, I will be giving this a try.

westNDNbeauty February 23, 2012 at 6:19 pm

Let me know how it goes 🙂

BeesOHoney February 25, 2012 at 1:24 pm

It’s a shame that only my hair can enjoy this because this looks yum-tastic 🙂

Crystal B November 9, 2012 at 7:16 pm

Am I the only one that thinks this whip actually looks yummy? Almost as if it should be on top of a cupcake.

Have you ever tried virgin “chocolate” cocoa butter? It’s the color of pure chocolate, and I plan on using it along with your whip cocoa butter tutorial. Oh help me if it ends up looking like chocolate frosting. Lol.

Here is what it looks like.