How to Make Your Own Peppermint Lotion

By Aniela / May 3, 2016

We've got a quick, inexpensive, and super cute solution to help you save money! This peppermint lotion is not only easy to make, but it's also very cheap, and smells and feels incredible. Package this in a cute little glass jar and it's the perfect holiday gift. So here's how to make your own peppermint lotion!

Homemade Peppermint Lotion Recipe

You'll Need:

3/4 cup shea butter

1/4 cup olive, almond, or coconut oil

3-4 drops (or more, depending on how strong you'd like the scent to be) of peppermint essential oil

1 clean, glass jar


In a saucepan, melt the shea butter on low heat until it becomes a liquid consistency. Then, stir in the oils and allow it to cool. Once your mixture has cooled, use a mixer and whip it to a thick, butter-like consistency. Spoon into clean, glass jar and voila!

Use it on your entire body before bed and after showering.

This peppermint lotion will have you smelling absolutely fabulous, and it comes in handy especially when you have a cold! Slather it onto your entire body for a refreshing feel! This lotion is also great to give away as a gift, especially during the holidays! Pack it up in a nice glass bottle or even a mason jar and put a ribbon around!

make your own peppermint lotion


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