DIY Skincare Recipes
Recipe Instructions for: DIY Tamanu-Turmeric Butter Skin-Healing Balm
Tamanu butter is cold pressed from the sustainable nut kernels of the Tamanu Tree in the south pacific. Rich anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, tamanu helps to regenerate and heal wounds, burns and cuts. Naturally relieves and protects skin against inflammation, skin redness, sunburn and insect bites. Treats blemishes and lightens scars. Calendula oil is a natural oil extracted from marigold flowers and has antifungal, anti-inflammatory, and antibacterial properties making it useful in healing wounds and soothing eczema.
45 g raw tamanu butter
½ tsp extra virgin coconut oil
1.25 ml calendula oil
1.25 ml safflower oil
2 drops seabuckthorn oil
1 drop vitamin e
8-10 drops of essential oil (optional)
- In a double boiler or microwave, gradually melt raw tamanu butter and extra virgin coconut oil.
- Mix in calendula oil, safflower oil, seabuckthorn oil and vitamin e.
- Once melted, remove from heat and pour in a beaker. At this point, you could add in essential oils rich in anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties (optional).
- Pour mixture into jars.
- Pop in the fridge with the lid on for about 25 minutes to set faster. Allow your balm to solidify thoroughly before using.
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