Homemade Glitter Body Stick

By on December 28, 2011

 Homemade Glitter Body Stick

Grooming your body is as important as grooming your hair and face. We want to have the best of makeup, hairstyles and dresses but what we forget is our body. Even the ones who have well toned body sometimes neglect this aspect of fashion. Be it winter or summer, you have to take care of your body. I know body lotions are necessary but you need something more than a body lotion. How about a body stick with shimmer that will make your body glitter. Imagine how beautiful you will look in the night with this body stick shimmer. You got it right; today I am going to tell you how you can make your own glitter body stick at home. This is new in fashion trends plus you can carry it anywhere. Just keep this body stick in you handbag and take it anywhere with you. Here is how you can make one at home.

Ingredients:

2 ozs  beeswax pearls
1 oz natural shea butter
1 oz cocoa butter
1 oz apricot kernel oil
0.5 oz virgin coconut oil
1/2 tsp of Vitamin E oil
10 drops of each grapefruit, peach and mango flavor oil
pinch of gold mica powder

Directions:
To start off with you have to melt the beeswax, shea butter and cocoa butter in a saucepan over a very low heat, keep stirring occasionally with wooden sticks until it melts completely. Next you pour apricot kernel oil, virgin coconut oil, and vitamin E oil to the melted mixture. Now you continue to heat the whole thing for 15 – 20 minutes till everything gets mixed thoroughly. Remove the pan from the gas stove and let it cool for at least two minutes. After this, its time to add the combination of grapefruit, mango and peach flavor oils along with the mica powder and stir well. If you want your body stick to smell a little strong then you can add more flavor.   Pour into 1 oz push up lotion sticks and let cool. Since it’s completely natural, you can also use it on your lips as a shimmer lip gloss. And the best part is It has the shelf life of six months and you can make three one oz sticks from the ingredients mentioned.