Do you want to get the essence of henna without the hardening effect? Then check out the following henna-infused coconut oil whipped shea butter recipe by Curly Proverbz!
virgin coconut oil
essential oil (for fragrance, optional)
1. Heat and stir henna and herbs in a heavy-based pan over lowest heat setting for about five minutes. (For her DIY details on henna-infused oil, check out this video.)
2. Add extra virgin coconut oil to the pan and keep stirring until melted.
3. Strain out henna with a cheese cloth.
4. Leave oil alone for a few days or weeks to infuse.
5. Crumble shea butter into small pieces into oil.
6. Mix together then whisk until whipped.