Aromatherapy Courses

Body Butters and Lip Balms

Making your own products with beeswax, body butters and carrier oils

Instructor: Andrea Butje


Learn to work with carrier oils and body butters to create a variety of therapeutic body care products. Aromahead founder Andrea Butje walks you through the process of blending shea butter, cocoa butter, kombo butter, kpangnan butter, coconut oil and more.

Watch a 2 minute video of clips from the 8 videos within the class.

Course Overview

  •  Body Butters: Scar Butter, No More Pain and Inflammation butter and a Luscious Skin Healing Butter
  •  Lip Balms and Lip Gloss
  •  Solid Deodorants
  • Massage Cocoa Butter Stick

Learning activities and blending exercises give students the building blocks and experience to continue blending therapeutically, creating personal recipes or using one of the additional 12 recipes provided.

No previous understanding of aromatherapy or essential oils is required to complete this course and begin blending. It’s perfect for beginners as well as aromatherapists looking to improve their body butter blending techniques.

Included in this course:

  • Eight video tutorials produced exclusively for this course (unlimited views of the videos)
  • Data sheets detailing 14 carriers and butters used in body butter and lip balm blends
  • Six learning activities
  • Eight unique hands-on blending exercises
  • Aromatherapy links and resources hand-picked by Andrea Butje
  • Additional recipes for butters, lip balm, lip gloss, deodorant sticks and massage butter sticks

Upon completion of this online course, students will be able to continue creating products ranging from lip gloss to organic deodorant. The skills obtained in this course are appropriate for personal use or as the foundation for a career creating hand-made bath and beauty products.

As with all Aromahead online classes, your log-in and password are permanent. After completion of the class, you may continue to access the course, videos and all materials—always! You may work at your own pace; there are no time limits on this class.

Quick Facts:

You have permanent unlimited access to all the course materials and any subsequent updates to the course content, even after you have completed the program. View each video as many times as you like.

  • Start the class the moment you complete your registration.
  • Work at your own pace and on your own timeline.
  • Interact with Andrea and Cindy on an online forum where you can ask questions.

CEU’s: This course is approved for Massage Therapy by NCBTMB and in New York and Florida for 14 hours.

About the Instructor

While studying and teaching aromatherapy and the therapeutic use of essential oils, Aromahead founder Andrea Butje has developed hundreds of personal blends. In Body Butters and Lip Balms, she shares her personal favorites and gives hands-on instructions on how to create wonderful body products.


Anyone may register for this class. No previous Aromatherapy training is required. If you have taken Aromahead's in-person Aromatic Blending class, this online class covers the same body butter material.

Required Materials

Supplies are not included in the tuition. 

We have designed a kit of essential oils, carrier oils, and bottles needed to complete the blending exercises in this course. The kit is sold separately through Aromatics International. View the essential oils and supplies covered in the course here: Body Butter and Lip Balm Kit.

Purchasing the kit is optional. If you have your own essential oils and supplies you may use them. The class can be completed using your own essential oils.