DIY – Purifying Non Greasy Magnesium Body Butter

Magnesium is also referred as the “Magical Marvel”, and is vital for our well-being and health. Magnesium helps in the absorption of calcium, maintenance of healthy teeth and bones, and normal psychological functions. On the whole, magnesium is needed by human bodies for proper functioning. Moreover, certain compounds of magnesium are generally used as dietary supplements and have immense medicinal value.

In contrast, deficiency of magnesium can result in muscle weakness, cramps, headaches, and migraines. Furthermore, lack of this nutrient is the forerunner to mental health problems like anxiety, irritability, hypertension, fatigue, and sleep troubles.

Topical Application of Magnesium

The topical application of Magnesium is the definitive approach to replenish and revitalize skin cells. It passes into the tissues through the skin and is then quickly transported to the cells in the body.

Studies show that topical application is favored more than the oral administration. People with rosacea or redness rely on magnesium enriched creams and lotions, as it can calm the irritated skin. Moreover, magnesium is quite effective in treating other sensitive skin problems.

Magnesium Body Butter

This body butter is usually a blend of magnesium oil, cocoa butter, shea butter, vitamin E, and coconut oil. All these ingredients provide an exceptional and lasting experience for the skin. Magnesium helps in improving the overall appearance of the skin. It is also known to reduce the acne and other skin diseases effectively. These results are achieved as magnesium works by lowering the cortisol (a stress hormone), improving process of cellular aging, and treating the hormonal imbalances.

The regular use of magnesium body butter promotes the overall health and improves the elasticity of the skin as well. Further, the quick-absorbing formula of magnesium body butter makes it excellent to lock in the moisture. Consequently, leaving the skin nourished, supple, and astonishingly moisturized.  

A wide array of magnesium based skincare products are available in the market. The range is from magnesium sprays and gels, to flakes and lotions, and body butters as well. Among these, magnesium body butters are a go-to choice and have optimum skin and health benefits. So why not to make these at home? As they have multi skincare and healthcare properties.

Among all, the most promising feature of magnesium in skincare products is that it has no odor – it is fragrance-free!

The magnesium body butter is quite easy to formulate at home and the ingredients are also reasonably priced. The recipe below is paraben-free, dermatologically tested, and also suitable for the vegans. Before jumping on to the recipe, let’s have a look at some of its exceptional benefits. 

Therapeutic Benefits of Using a Magnesium Body Butter

Migraine Relief

If you have ever had a migraine, you know it’s akin to someone hammering nails into your head. In short, a migraine is no fun. Magnesium cream can aid in managing and providing relief from it.

Post/Pre Menstrual Symptom (PMS)Relief

You know how you get bad  cramps and leg pain when that time of the month comes around. Your magnesium body butter can help reduce them!

No More Problematic Skin

If dry and sensitive skin is the bane of your existence, your magnesium body butter can fix that quickly! Also, it treats mild to moderate forms of acne, rosacea, eczema, and dermatitis.


Magnesium provides both energy and endorses relaxation. Body butters are no exception; they can help relieve mild levels of anxiety, nervous tension, and stress.

Instant Relief

If you bruise easily or find yourself wondering where you got all those zillions of scratches on your hand, fret no more. Apply your body butter to scratches, wounds, cuts, and find instant relief.

Ingredients ⭐️

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2/3 Cup.

Shea Butter

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1/4 Cup.

Magnesium Oil

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1/4 Cup.

Coconut Oil

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1/4 Cup.

Jojoba Oil

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7 Drops.

Lavender Essential Oil

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7 Drops.

Rest & Relaxation Essential Oil

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How To Make 🥣

Step 1

Add coconut oil, jojoba oil and shea butter in a double broiler. Then mix these ingredients until completely melted.

Step 2

Now, add magnesium oil and allow the mixture to cool down in the freezer for 10-15 minutes until the sides harden slightly. Then add the essential oils.

Step 3

Lastly, mix the contents at high speed with the mixer, until creamy and thick texture appears, for 10-15 minutes. Pour this mixture into a container and chill for 20 minutes. Voila! your body butter is ready for use. 

How To Use ❓

Massage a little amount of magnesium body butter on  the overall skin and aim for everyday application. Gently massage it on dry and clean skin. Use after taking a shower for better results. However, test on a small skin patch before use to experience any allergic reaction or skin irritation.

Notes 📌

Store the product in a dark and cool cabinet to avoid premature oxidation of essential oils.

Magnesium body butter is intended for external use only.

Avoid any contact with eyes.

Do not apply on broken skin, open wounds, or freshly shaved skin.

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  1. Monica Loewen

    How long will your body butter last and would it need a preservative?

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