Shea Butter Unrefined Virgin Ghana

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 Formulating with shea butter can be finicky. Always melt on low heat and once melted keep on the double boiler a little longer. Once you pour into the containers and let them cool down. Put them in the fridge overnight. 

Did you know that unrefined shea butter contains more antioxidants, vitamin E &, phytosterols that helps the skin's condition?   

The best way to heat shea butter while maintaining its properties is by using a double broiler to avoid overheating. Exceeding 175 degrees F can damage the butter's nutritional qualities, so make sure you're checking the temperature often!  Tempering shea butter by using a double boiler along with rapid cooling also avoids graininess.

INCI: Butyrospermum parkii

Country of Origin: Ghana

Melting point: 29 to 34 °C

CAS# 91080-23-8/194043-92-0

Recommended Usage:
Lotions & Creams: 2 - 20 %
Balms: 5 – 100 %
Bar Soaps: 5 - 20 %
Hair Conditioners: 1 – 10 %

Shelf Life: Approximately 2 - 3 years when stored properly.

Caution: Shea butter has naturally occurring latex

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Customer Reviews

Based on 30 reviews
Shea butter

Melts beautifully. Nice scent.

Felicia Woolner
Shea butter review

I haven’t used it yet unfortunately. Will be using in the next week or so.

Tracy Marsh
High quality

High grade product at a great price.

Rebecca Stevens
Great for balm!

I used in with my balm recipe and found it worked very well. It melts evenly and leaves skin feeling moisturized.

Shea butter

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