DIY: Belly Balm with Chamomile and Frankincense


| 7/15/2011 1:55:23 PM


A.FaiolaAnne-Marie Faiola owns Bramble Berry, a company specializing in raw materials to manufacture soap and toiletries, and has been making soaps, lotions and all manner of bath and body products since she was 16 years old. She lives in Bellingham, Washington with her husband and son, and when she's not blogging here or for Soap Queen or filming free soapmaking videos for Soap Queen TV, she loves to read, scuba dive and hike.   

Try my Whipped Belly Butter tutorial below. Click here to read more about which essential oils are best for belly balms.

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This therapeutic balm moisturizes stressed and stretched pregnant bellies.
Photo by Anne-Marie Faiola
 

Whipped Belly Butter  

Here's what you'll need:



• 6 ounces cocoa butter
• 3 ounces calendula-infused jojoba oil
• 1 1/2 ounces unrefined hemp
• 14 ounces shea butter
• 0.3 ounce equal parts: German chamomile, carrot seed, frankincense (optional) and helichryum (optional)