Butters and Waxes

Beeswax - Body Butter | ADelightfulHome.com


Both the lipids and esters found in beeswax are similar to the fatty acids and esters that are naturally found in human skin. Which is why beeswax is an ideal ingredient in body butters, creams, and lotions.

Cocoa Butter - Body Butters | ADelightfulHome.com


It is derived from the oils of the cocoa bean which comes from the cacao tree. It is often used to thicken lotions, butters, balms, and salves.  Cocoa butter is an excellent moisturizer and is suitable for many people with sensitive skin. It is works especially well for those with dry skin because of its emollient nature.

Bees Wax Butter Wafers - Body Butters | ADelightfulHome.com


Cocoa butter wafers offer the same benefits as cocoa butter, but they make measuring cocoa butter super easy.

shea butter

Shea Butter is an excellent moisturizer, and can soften skin damaged by dryness, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and even sun burns. It is used in many natural skin-care products from lip balm to moisturizers, to salves.

Kokum Butter - Body Butters | ADelightfulHome.com


It contains antioxidants and vitamin E, making it ideal for skin care. Kokum butter is non-greasy and gets absorbed into the skin once it is applied. It can be added to bars of soap, lotions, and lip balms.

Mango Butter - Body Butters | ADelightfulHome.com


It will melt into the skin. It is an excellent source of fatty acids and is ideal as an added ingredient to moisturizers. Because it is hard at room temperature, it isn’t ideal for use as a stand alone oil.

Carrier Oils

Olive Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


A versatile oil that is used in many applications, including cooking, as a carrier oil, as well as in many skin and hair care products.

Shea Nut Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


It works well as a hair or nail conditioner or a skin moisturizer.It has both antifungal and antibacterial qualities making it ideal as a carrier oil for cleansing blends.

Coconut Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


It is a good moisturizer it may delay the appearance of wrinkles associated with aging. As a natural antioxidant it helps in the treatment of psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema. When cold, the oil is solid, but it has a low melting point and can be softened quickly. The oil is subtly aromatic.

Tamanu Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


It has healing properties that make it a good germicide to kill or prevent infection. It’s used to treat skin conditions such as shingles and skin ulcers. It can heal damaged skin and promotes new tissue growth.


Jojoba is a naturally occurring fungicide and has a high level of iodine and vit. E  which makes it good for treating skin conditions because it helps to fight infections.

Sweet Almond Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


The oil is rich in vitamins A and E as well as the fatty acids, proteins, potassium and zinc. It is an excellent carrier oil or an ingredient which works well in body care products. It is an excellent moisturizer for skin and hair.

Avocado Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


In addition to being an edible oil it is deeply nourishing to the skin in skin care products. It is used for anti-inflammation and can be used as a carrier oil with essentials for cleansing and arthritis pain blends.  It can soften chafing, cracking, scaling, and stretch marks. It is an excellent carrier oil with blends for reducing arthritis and other joint and muscular pain. 

Pomeganate Seed Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


The pomegranate seed oil promotes cell regeneration due to it’s ability to be absorbed into the skin, coupled with it’s ability to stimulate keratin production. It’s skin generative properties make it a good in anti-aging serums, and lotions.

Grapeseed Oil - Carrier Oils | ADelightfulHome.co


It’s a good oil to use in skincare products because it’s both packed with both antioxidants and vitamin c. It also helps to balance the natural oil production within the skin. Grapeseed oil is an excellent carrier oil used with many blends.