Shea Butter, Refined - 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 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 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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average rating 4.9 out of 5
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Reviewed by Angel D.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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This Shea butter is easy to work with, I like to melt before use so my body butters are not grainy great main ingredient for my body butters.

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Reviewed by Cherene N.
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I don't recommend this product
Rated 2 out of 5
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Shea butter

emerged well with my products

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Reviewed by Helen H.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Rich, soft, and creamy

Love that this is Fair Trade. Excellent butter for very dry skin. I use it in a moisturising body polish, in lip balms, and in a triple butter body butter. Bought on 17 May 2024, expiry date of May 2026.

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