Shea Butter Refined, Organic - Fair Trade

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Shea butter is obtained from the seeds of the Karite tree (Butyrospermum parkii) common in several African countries. This soft, pliant 'butter' is pressed from the certified organic seeds and then purified for use used for soaps, cosmetics and toiletries. 
This product has been ethically produced and sustainably refined to yield a white and practically odourless butter, ideal for cosmetic use.

We are now proud to offer our refined organic Shea Butter as certified fair for life.
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Suggested Uses:
Lotions & Creams: 3-5% | Balms: 5-100% | Bar Soaps: 3-6% | Hair Conditioners: 2-5%


This product is intended for external use only


Common name Shea Butter
INCI Butyspermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
CAS 91080-23-8
Manufacturing method Expeller pressed and refined
Appearance Soft, semi-solid butter
Odour Slight odour
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
Oleic 40-50%
Stearic 36-50%
Linoleic 4-8%
Palmitic 3-8%
Arachidic 0-2%
Lauric / Myristic/ Linoleic / Eicoenoic / Behenic/ Lignoceric <1%
Melting point 34 -44 C
Plant parts used Seeds
Country of Origin Burkina Faso/France
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Reviewed by Mira C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Gorgeous and healing butter for eczema and flare ups!

This is a lovely Shea butter you can apply directly or your skin or make your own, silky - whipped body butter. I made my own healing face and body butter carefully designed to moisturise and heal skin barrier and calm sensitive skin. It’s a great antibacterial, anti inflammatory and healing balm + anti wrinkle twinkle! ;) It is really a magical butter for dry and problematic skin! Quick delivery and lovely company to buy from.

However refined butter is whiter and lovely, I do prefer organic, unrefined Shea butter as anything unrefined is better for the skin. I love mixing it with jojoba and/or borage oil. Truly a fantastic - healing and moisturising butter for the whole body!

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Reviewed by Teina M.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Organic Shea Butter

Beautiful shea butter perfect for my body butter and lip balm.

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Reviewed by Pascale C.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Shea Butter

Shea butter is always a must in my soap, Kawakawa balm, lip balm and more! Has that nice finish and feels great on the skin. Just bought more again.

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