Sweet Coffee Massage Butter 8

I am a total java junkie. If you want to invite me to coffee I won’t take any time to answer “Yes!”. You have convinced me already! šŸ˜‰ I am particularly fond of mochas or lattes. I mean, can you really go wrong with chocolate, coffee and cream. I don’t think so. Let’s go make a coffee massage butter that is sure to leave you and your skin in utter bliss. 


As a coffee junkie, I have ask how can one make a wonderful coffee scented product without coffee butter? In my opinion, you can’t! I find the coffee butter to be so tantalizing I can’t wait to use the finished product! Talking about making impatience going from bad to worse! Egads! Coffee Butter is very smooth, dense and creamy. I really like the way it feels.

I also added someĀ CupuaƧu Butter to add some warm, slightly earth cocoa notes. Talk about scrumptious! TheĀ CupuaƧu Butter also makes the butter a little firmer. I have several oils in this formulation that are liquid or melt at skin temperature.Ā CupuaƧu Butter is much like Cocoa Butter. Ā It is very hard but it is also very smooth. I also find I don’t feel as greasy after use.

Additionally, I added Castor Oil to this formulation. Castor is a thick and viscous oil that adds some drag to the skin. I wanted a massage butter that had to be slowly worked into the skin. I honestly love nothing better than to slowly pamper myself. Even something as simple as a massage given by oneself is so soothing and comforting. Castor Oil also increases the staying power or the “life” of the massage butter.


Needed Materials

CupuaƧu Butter
Coffee Butter
Stearic Acid
Sweet Almond Oil
Castor Oil
Coconut Oil
Microwave Safe Container


Recipe in Grams
105 grams CupuaƧu Butter
179 grams Coffee Butter
130 grams Stearic Acid
113 grams Sweet Almond Oil
113 grams Castor Oil
159 grams Coconut Oil
Recipe in Ounces
3.7 oz CupuaƧu Butter
6.3 oz Coffee Butter
4.6 oz Stearic Acid
4 oz Sweet Almond Oil
4 oz Castor Oil
5.6 oz Coconut Oil
Recipe in Percentages
13% CupuaƧu Butter
22% Coffee Butter
17% Stearic Acid
14% Sweet Almond Oil
14% Castor Oil
20% Coconut Oil

Weigh everything into a microwave safe container. Heat gently until everything is liquid. Stir well. Allow the solution to cool, periodically whipping it. The butter should be a light tan color when all done. Enjoy!


Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Weighing Oils

Finished Massage Butter

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About Taylor

I'm a twenty something happy, animal loving, curious experimenter. I love reaching back into history and trying old recipes for cosmetics or foods. I'm constantly asking "Why?" My curiosity has me trying new things. I love taking walks with my dog as well as staying at home to cuddle with the dog and my cats. Some of my favorite scents include Hinoki Wood, Rose Garden, Jasmine and Gladiator.

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8 thoughts on “Sweet Coffee Massage Butter

  • Melinda

    I must say, you have the most wonderful job in the world!! (goofs and all)

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  • tracy

    how about a perserative??? It sounds like a an awesome reciepe!!!

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    • Taylor Post author

      I didn’t use a preservative because there is no water in this recipe. If you would like a preservative, I would recommend LiquaPar. I hope this helps!

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  • margaret

    I tried to leave a cooment on Mama’s Hand Therapy lotion (there’s no temperature mentioned in that recipe. Just heat it up and cool it down and add preservative. I think there should be so novices know.) Anyway, the comment link brought me here. I was browsing the archives and found the recipe on pg 3 of Lotions & Creams.

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    • Tina

      We don’t think a specific temperature must be achieved. The materials that are solid must be melted and otherwise not over heated. So the process is as simple as you have listed: weigh it, heat it, mix it, cool it.


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