Easiest Way To Make Your Own Cocoa Butter At Home


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Cocoa butter has been used for centuries as moisturizers and lotions. It is a natural, highly valued and precious ingredient, used in perfumes, soap and cosmetics. It is also commonly used in coffee extracts and cocoa beans, as well as in food and beverages. In general, it is the go-to product for those wanting to increase their skin’s firmness and tone. The butter is used to treat acne, stretch marks and other skin problems and can be used on its own to smoothen the lips and for application to the skin to help reduce wrinkles and fine lines. It is also a rich emollient that can help protect against damaging sun rays.

In this post, I will be sharing the easiest method you can use to make your very own cocoa butter at home using just the main ingredient and water.

Facia skin benefits of homemade cocoa butter

This butter can do a lot for your facial skin and body and can leave your skin feeling silky smooth. The best thing about this homemade butter is that there are no chemicals, alcohol, or preservatives that can irritate your skin. Here are a few benefits of this homemade body butter for your skin:

  1. It is the perfect way to get rid of cracks, dryness, and eczema.
  2. The butter can gently moisturize the skin and keep it hydrated always.
  3. Using this butter on the skin doesn’t clog pores as it is lightweight.
  4. It can be used to treat under-eye bags.
  5. With the butter from cocoa, your skin can enjoy reduced wrinkles and fine lines naturally.
  6. Prevention of stretch marks feels a lot easier when the right ingredients, like cocoa butter, is introduced to the skin.
  7. It serves as natural sun protection for your skin.

Making your own homemade cocoa butter

One of the most popular beauty products in the world is cocoa butter, which is a natural ingredient that is produced in small quantities from cocoa beans. It’s one of the most widely used skin ingredients, yet, a lot of people think it’s difficult to find and make. Some even say it’s impossible to make at home. I don’t agree as I will be sharing how you can do that with ease.

Ingredients needed:

  • 1kg of dry cocoa beans
  • 2 cups of water


  1. Peel your cocoa beans and grind them to powder form.
  2. Pour water into a pot and heat till it is boiling.
  3. Pour the cocoa powder into the water and let it start cooking.
  4. You stir occasionally to avoid caking on one side. Keep doing this for one hour.
  5. After one hour the cocoa would have sunk and the oil will remain floating.
  6. Bring it down, let it cool and sieve the oil.
  7. After some hours your cocoa butter would have been set and ready for use.
  8. Get containers to store them for sale or personal use.
Making Cocoa Butter at home is a great way to save money and know exactly what is in the product you are putting on your skin. Cocoa Butter is a great product to use alone, or as a base for many other beauty products. If you don’t have time or space to make your own, you can always buy your Cocoa Butter here on Amazon.

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