How to Make Cocoa Butter Face Cream at Home



Theobroma Oil, often known as cocoa butter, is a pale yellow fat derived from the cocoa bean. Ointments, cosmetics, and medications are all made with it. Cocoa butter smells like cocoa. Because its melting temperature is just below that of human skin, it is easily absorbed. This butter is packed with antioxidants, fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals, giving it a wide range of skincare benefits.

Although there is a broad variety of products on the market, their adverse effects on the skin make them unsuitable. Companies are more concerned with making a profit than with making people happy, so make your own Cocoa Butter face cream at home. This article will present you with easy-to-follow, low-cost recipes to attempt at home.

Benefits of Homemade Cocoa Butter Face Cream

Moisturize Skin: Cocoa butter is abundant in fatty acids, making it ideal for use as a key ingredient in skin creams. The fatty acids aid in skin hydration. Cocoa butter’s fat forms a protective barrier that keeps moisture in and keeps your skin from drying out.

Anti-aging: Cocoa Butter has a high concentration of vitamin E and fatty acids, which helps to balance the skin’s sebum while also reducing pore size for a smoother appearance. Its anti-hyperpigmentation and skin-tone-improving properties reduce melanin production.

Protect Against Sun Damage: UV radiation can affect the texture of your skin, damage your cells, and possibly increase your risk of skin cancer. VedaOils’s Cocoa butter polyphenols may protect your skin from damaging UV radiation and reduce your chance of skin damage.

DIY Recipes of Homemade Cocoa Butter Face Cream

Cocoa butter is high in amino acids and fatty acids, and producing cocoa butter face cream is straightforward and inexpensive, requiring fewer ingredients and effort. We’ve offered easy-to-follow recipes for you to try.

Cocoa Butter Creamy Lotion For Face And Body

Virgin Olive Oil – 1 cup
Cocoa Butter – 1/4th cup
Beeswax – 3 tablespoon
Pomegranate Seed Oil – 2 tablespoon
Vitamin E oil – 2 teaspoons
Rose Water – ½ cup
Lavender Essential oils – 12-15 drops

Recipe and How to use

  • In a mixing basin, combine cocoa butter, beeswax, and olive oil. Place it over a low-heat double boiler. While heating, constantly whisks until the ingredients are completely melted and have a smooth texture.
  • Remove the pot from the heat and set it aside to cool for 15 minutes.
  • Fill a blender halfway with the contents and blend at medium speed.
  • Toss in the concentrated oil and Vitamin E oil. After 1-2 minutes, slowly add the hydrosol to the mixture.
  • Blend for a few minutes more until you get the desired consistency.
  • Blend with the essential oils of your choice for another 30 seconds.
  • Remove the lid from the blender and pour the contents into a glass jar. Before closing the lids, let it cool.
  • Keep the cream refrigerated to extend its shelf life.

Cocoa Butter for Daily Face Moisturizer

Virgin Coconut oil – ½ cup
Cocoa butter – ½ cup
Vitamin E Oil – 1 teaspoon
Frankincense Essential Oil – 20 drops
Lavender essential oil – 15 drops

Recipe and How to use

  • In a double boiler, melt the coconut oil and cocoa butter together.
  • Allow it to cool at room temperature for 30 minutes after it has melted.
  • Toss in some essential oils to the mix.
  • Wait for it to partially firm before whipping it with a hand blender until it has a buttery consistency.
  • To keep the coconut oil from melting, store it in a glass container and keep it refrigerated.

Homemade Cocoa Butter Regular Use Face Cream

Virgin Coconut oil – 1 tablespoon
Cocoa butter – 2 ½ tablespoon
virgin olive oil – ½ tablespoon

Recipe and How to use

  • Keep the container of coconut oil in a bowl of hot water to melt it.
  • In a small saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and melt over low heat.
  • Allow cooling somewhat before pouring into a glass jar.
  • Shake the jar briskly at least three times every several minutes.
  • After the liquid has solidified, it will be used as a face cream.

Homemade Cocoa Butter Moisturizer for Dry Skin

virgin coconut oil – ¼ cup
Cocoa butter – ¾ cup
virgin olive oil – 2 tablespoons
Peppermint Essential Oil – 15 drops

Recipe and How to use

  • In a microwave-safe bowl or pan, combine all ingredients and heat until the coconut oil and cocoa butter is completely melted.
  • Fill a container with a tight-fitting lid.
  • As the mixture cools, vigorously shake it a few times.
  • It won’t be long before the mixture has the consistency of cream and is ready to use.


We’re sure you’re excited now that you’ve seen the benefits and applications of cocoa butter, and you’ve learned about the recipes and ingredients needed to make them. Homemade cocoa butter skin moisturizer is vitamin-rich and rarely causes allergic reactions in its users, but a patch test is recommended.

It is always preferable to use homemade goods because they give you healthy and organic alternatives to potentially harmful chemicals. These recipes’ contents can also be used in other DIYs, and they have a long shelf life, so if you haven’t tried them yet, do so soon

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