organic peppermint bark body butter
Peppermint Bark is finally here! Back for a limited time, stimulate your senses with our fave holiday-inspired scent. The unrefined cocoa butter and peppermint essential oil come together to give us the scent combo we didn’t know we needed.
Our Body Butter is a sustainable alternative to plastic packaged lotion. A whipped, oil-based, plant-powered potion for dry skin. You’ll notice how it melts right onto the surface on your skin at the first touch. Sooo dreamy. Our formula is made with four rich and nutrient-dense ingredients that nourish, replenish and hydrate the skin, leaving it soft and silky. May improve skin suffering from psoriasis and eczema. Great for massages and for application after shaving. We recommend applying immediately after a warm shower, onto exfoliated and slightly damp skin for best results!
Take a look at our small, yet mighty, ingredients list below! We source our ingredients sustainably and ethically, and focus on supporting small, fair trade, and local businesses.
This is a handmade product, product consistency may vary per batch.
Please note: This product is sensitive to heat. We recommend tracking your order to make arrangements for quick receipt and storing in a cool, dry place away from light to maintain quality. Due to its temperature sensitivity, this product is seasonal and not available during the summer. If you live in a warm climate, order at your own risk. If it melts in transit, you can revive it. Email us for instructions or find our "melted?" highlight on our instagram page @sustainyourselfshop.
Frequently Asked Questions
When is the best time to apply Body Butter?
Body Butter will absorb the fastest when applied to slightly damp and warm skin, after taking a shower. The water and humidity allow for faster absorption.
Can this be used as a face cream?
Yes and no. We only recommend using our Body Butter as a face cream if you have mature skin or don't react poorly to coconut oil on your face. Coconut oil is comedogenic (clogs pores) and can cause irritation and acne. Not everyone breaks out from coconut oil but if you know you are prone to acne we do not recommend using our Body Butter on your face. However, it is an amazing moisturizer for mature and non-acne-prone skin.
How long does one jar last?
This really depends on person to person- how much you apply, if you use it every day, or several times a day. But with customer feedback and personal experience, we estimate:
2 oz: 1 week
4 oz: 2 weeks
8 oz: 4-5 weeks
Is this effective at preventing stretch marks?
Our Body Butter is great for moisturizing growing bellies. Keeping skin moisturized may help eliminate or reduce the occurrence of stretch marks. Coconut oil, cocoa butter, olive oil, and shea butter can help keep skin hydrated and supple. Along with making proactive choices, such as drinking lots of water, our key ingredients may be helpful for preventing stretch marks.
Why does the unscented option smell like chocolate?
All of our Body Butter scents have an undertone scent of cocoa. This is due to the use of pure, organic, unrefined cocoa butter.
Does it still work if it melted?
Yes! Our Body Butter is extremely temperature sensitive and can melt in transit during warmer months, which is why we discontinue it in the summer. However, if you receive melted Body Butter, you can still use it melted. Or you can revive it. Simply melt it down completely in 10 second intervals in the microwave, mix, refrigerate until completely solid and then whisk with a handmixer until fluffy. Keep in a cool place.
Do you have a refill/jar return program?
We do! We will accept all of our containers and packaging to be responsibly reused or recycled. Anything from we give you, from containers, boxes, peanuts, tape, and more can be returned to us. Learn more about our program on our Jar Returns page to see if you're eligible for store credit.
Love your body butter so much. May pick up another jar before the season ends. Smells wonderful and you don't have to be concerned about it being minty/tingly. Just a subtle scent and it isn't overpowering. Absorbs nicely. If you're thinking about getting this, you won't regret it!
I usually go for the lavender scent but tried this one and YUM!!! I also love how silky it makes my skin feel. 10/10 would recommend especially for the holidays. I’ve tried other holiday scents and they always smell too artificial for my taste. This one is literally perfect!
This is my first experience with Sustain Yourself body butters and I’m hooked! Most body butters leave my skin feeling oily/greasy for a while after applying, and while that’s not a bad thing, it’s just not my preference. I was pleasantly surprised to not have that greasy feeling after using this body butter! I wish I purchased the 8 oz! I’m so in love with this peppermint bark scent. It smells like the real thing, without any nasty ingredients. Thanks for making this scent and please bring it back next winter! I will be buying it for everyone and their mom next Christmas!
I can't recommend this lotion enough! I have cracked and dry heals and nothing ever helps. This lotion, overnight, helped my heals in ways that other lotions could not! And the peppermint bark is quite possibly my new fav smell of all time <3 I hope it comes back next holiday season!!
I am already a big fan of the body butters, but this scent is by far my favorite! It smells so good and I would totally use it year round even though it does give off holiday vibes. Definitely my favorite product, highly recommend!
This is the only product that I truly enjoy using after a hot shower. The peppermint essential oil feels incredibly soothing and cooling on my skin. It’s become a part of my daily routine and it’s such an important self care product for me. The scent is so naturally relaxing and delicious! I love the subtle chocolate aroma 🤤 🍫 I would love for this to become a part of Sustain Yourself’s permanent collection. I’m going to have to stock up before it goes away soon.