In a double boiler, melt shea butter, coconut oil, and apricot oil. I like to use a saucepan within a larger saucepan filled with water. I’ve seen others use a glass Pyrex measuring cup inside a saucepan filled with water.
Transfer to your mixer bowl. Add the rose and patchouli essential oils.
Wait until your mixture partially solidifies. You don’t want it to be fully hardened nor really silky. Right in the middle. If all of it happens to become solid, simply reheat and stick in the fridge for a faster drying time.
Mixing time! Use an electronic mixer and mix on high for 5-7 minutes. I know this seems like a long time, but you’ll start to notice it expand and fluff as time goes on. Just what we want!
As this is mixing add the soap colorant if you wish to have a pinkish color to your body butter. I used about 5 drops of red dye to get a light pink color.
Scoop your mixture into an airtight glass jar for a longer shelf life.