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SHEABUTTER COTTAGE : PURE NATURAL EXOTIC BUTTERS
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EXOTIC BUTTERS

We sell our range of exotic butters by weight. Since most of these butters are not re-melted for sale, we use slightly bigger jars - eg. you would receive a 50g butter in a 125ml jar, a 100g butter in a 250ml jar and so on.

UNDERSTANDING BUTTERS: Most butters and oils are made up of two components - olein (liquid) and stearin (stearic). This is why some butters easily melt depending on the amount of olein and some solidify under colder temperatures depending on the amount of stearin. This does not affect the product in anyway.
Butters are mainly naturally occurring. However, there are new butters emerging within the cosmetic industry due to market trends. These butters are vegetable oils which are hydrogenated. Hydrogenation yields a saturated butter and these include:
Almond butter, Avocado butter, Coffee butter, Hemp butter, Macadamia butter, Olive butter, Ricebran butter, ..... the list goes on

Naturally occurring butter on the other hand are normally pressed from seeds and do not go through any hydrogenation:
Cocoa, Cupuaçu, Kombo, Mango, Murumuru, Shea, etc.
These are all solid at room temperature depending on both the palmitic and stearic acid content and need heat to melt.
Cocoa butter has 33% stearic and 25% palmitic acid compared to shea butter with 40% stearic and 4% palmitic acid. Looking at these two profiles, cocoa butter is more of a solid butter than shea which makes the latter more easy to apply. However, due to the high stearic content of shea, the butter becomes quite solid in very cold temperatures. Unlike most butters, the texture of shea changes during the year. Much softer in summer and much harder in winter. This does not affect the natural properties of the butter.

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ALLANBLACKIA : UNREFINED
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ALLANBLACKIA : UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU7171
Growing in the rainforest belt of West Africa, allanblackia butter is a solid edible vegetable butter

AVOCADO BUTTER
prices from : £6.75
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AVOCADO BUTTER
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU4562
Avocado butter is a rich creamy butter obtained from cold pressed avocado oil which is then hydrogenated. It is ideal as a massaging tool and for hair treatment products.

COCOA BUTTER : UNREFINED PREMIUM
prices from : £4.30
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COCOA BUTTER : UNREFINED PREMIUM
 
(4 reviews)  
SKU: SKU291
This pure unrefined premium cocoa butter (referred by some as organic) with a yummy natural chocolate scent is a natural moisturiser that softens chapped skin.

COFFEE BUTTER
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COFFEE BUTTER
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU401
Coffee oil is obtained by cold process of coffee beans. This is then hydrogenated to produce coffee butter with a smooth feeling on the skin and an aromatic scent of freshly roasted coffee. It adds a silky feel to skin and hair.
CUPUAÇU BUTTER : UNREFINED
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CUPUAÇU BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU451
Growing wild in the eastern sub-region of the Brazilian Amazonia, Cupuaçu butter is a stable butter obtained from the fruit seed of the Cupuaçu tree. Cupuaçu also contains a range of phytosterols (natural plant estrogens).
KOMBO BUTTER : UNREFINED
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KOMBO BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(1 reviews)  
SKU: SKU5001
Pressed from the "African nutmeg" unrefined kombo butter is dark in colour. The seeds are harvested between December and April and the butter is prized for its anti-inflammatory properties.
KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £4.80
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KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
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SKU: SKU71781
Unrefined kpangnan butter is silky non-oily on the skin and is said to be a muscle relaxant with pain relief and anti-inflammatory properties. This is due to the natural presence of high levels of stigmasterol as also found in unrefined shea butter.
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