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Body Butter Recipe Using a Base

By Tina Wilson  •  0 comments  •   2 minute read

Body Butter Recipe Using a Base

Body butter base by Stephenson is the perfect starting point for creating a wide range of finished premium products. Customize your body butter products by simply adding your combination of colour, fragrance & extracts.

Made using Sunflower Oil, Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter this new Body Butter Base is rich and creamy. Customers only need to heat, add additional ingredients such as colour and fragrance to create a range of premium Body Butter products.

Our Body Butter Base has fantastic rub in properties, leaving skin feeling soft and smooth. Ideal for manufacturers large or small, hand fill or automate to produce a line of Body Butter products.

For help getting started, try this easy posted below! 


  • Melt & Pour process
  • Made using shea butter
  • Contains sunflower oil
  • Low color
  • Great for normal to dry skin
  • Rich and creamy texture
  • Easy to process
  • Pre-preserved for quick formulation
  • No thickening required
  • Fantastic skin feel
  • Naturally formulated


Aqua, Helianthus Annus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Glyceryl Stearate, Theobroma Cocao (Cocoa) Seed Butter, Cetearyl Alcohol, Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Coco-Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Benzoic Acid, Xanthan Gum, Dehydroacetic Acid


200g Stephenson’s Body Butter Base
3g Oil Of Choice
1.5g  Fragrance


1 x mixing vessel 
Weighing scale 
Finished product container


Step 1 - Weigh and Prepare

Using weighing scales, measure out 200g of Body Butter Base into your mixing vessel.

Step 2 - Melt the Base

Melt in the microwave for 30 seconds (or until the base temperature reaches 40ºC). Mix after each 30-second burst to avoid the base splitting.

Step 3 - Add the Fragrance and Colour

Once the base has reached the desired temperature, add your oil of choice and  fragrance.

*Optional - If you wish to add any liquid/mica colour, please add it at this stage.

Step 4 - Mix With Care

Mix thoroughly until everything is well blended and leave to cool.

Step 5 - Decant and Display

Once cooled and the base has reached its thicker form, decant your finished product into the packaging of your choice.  

And there you have it! Your very own Body Butter! It will nourish your skin and lift your spirits with the comfort and softness. 

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