Shea Butter, Unrefined - Organic

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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 expeller pressed from the seeds without the use of chemical solvents and can be used for soaps, cosmetics and toiletries. 
This product has been sustainably produced from only certified organic plantations and has not been further processed in order to keep it's natural off-white colour and pleasant mild aroma.

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 Manual, traditional
Appearance Soft, semi-solid butter
Odour Mild, smokey 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 Ghana
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average rating 4.8 out of 5
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59 Reviews
Reviewed by Mel
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Go to moisturiser !

My face takes this very well especially during winter - a little goes a long way

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Reviewed by Maia
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Rated 3 out of 5
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Don't like the smell

Very disappointed the smell is quite strong and bad😞, put the essential oils in my body butter, but still smells awful 😒

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Reviewed by Annabelle B.
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I recommend this product
Rated 5 out of 5
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Base for beard balm

Love this - used for beard balm but looking forward to making some other items like body butter too

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