Unrefined Shea Butter
All natural unrefined shea butter. NO ADDITIVES. Pure unrefined Shea butter! Our Shea Butter is only obtained from FAIR TRADE certified sources. It is processed in villages and without the use of any harsh or harmful chemicals.
Our unrefined Shea Butter is nature's own skin hydrolyzing skin treatment - a rejuvenating factory when it is applied! We use our shea butter before bed, so it has time to soak into your skin. Use as lip balm, ointment, a salve base, soap additive & and personal lubricant. Use for burns, dry & irritated skin conditions of most types. Shea butter is reported to be great for helping with wrinkles & for treatment of sun damaged skin, & about any SKIN PROBLEM!
Shea Butter has been used for years for healing properties and its ability to deeply moisturize skin without leaving a greasy residue. It is highly sought after in the cosmetic industry and many companies are now using it as a main ingredient in their expensive lines of products. Easy to use! Can be used by itself or blend with other natural ingredients.
Our unrefined African Beige Shea Butter is extracted from the pit of the fruit of the Shea Tree. This pulpy fruit from the karate nut grows wild throughout the arid regions of Africa and processed locally in villages using methods that have been used for centuries.
It is believed that Unrefined shea butter contains healing ingredients! Everyone seems to use the Unrefined Shea butter because it is reported to be such a superior active moisturizer. It helps absorb moisture from the air, and as a result, becomes softer & skin stays moisturized for longer. Because of all of its wonderful properties, shea butter is typically found to be an excellent ingredient for soaps, lotions and creams. Perhaps it is most effective when applied to the skin in its pure state (see instructions above).
Regular users of pure, unrefined shea butter often report that they notice softer, smoother, healthier skin.
Soothing to the body, mind and spirit!
SHELF LIFE: Appx 18 months if stored in a cool dry container!
* Product will vary with orders in color, appearance and texture since this is an imported, all natural product!
Formulations using Shea Butter:
Anne's Easy Peasy Lotion
Anne's Emulsifying Bath Bombs
Beginner Cold Process Soap
Cold Process Soap for Sensitive Skin
Lavender-Rose Luxury Bath Melts
Product Code, INCI Name and CAS No.
- INCI Name: Butyrospermum Parkii
- CAS no: 68920-03-6
- EINECS no.: 272-911-3
- Appearance: Light Amber When Solid
- Odor: Slight Characteristic Odor
- Solubility: Insoluble in Water
- Melting Point: 88°F
- Required HLB: 8
- Flash Point: 554°F
- Iodine Value: 57.3
- Free Fatty Acid (as % Oleic Acid): 8.0
- Peroxide Value: 8.9
- Saponification Values: 170-185
Typical Fatty Acid Profile
- C16:0: 6.1
- C18:0: 41.3
- C18:1: 45.7
- C18:2: 6.0
Use in Cosmetics and Soap Making
Commonly used in anti-aging creams and lotions, bar soap, body wash, emollient, lip balm, lipsticks, shower gels, soap, and sun care products.
Keep in a cool (preferably below 75°F, the cooler the better), dark and dry store-room.
Under optimal storage conditions, in original unopened drums/containers, minimum two years.
Certificate of Analysis