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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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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £5.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £0.83 )
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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(18 reviews)  
SKU: SKU261
Unrefined shea butter (referred by some as organic) has been used in Africa for many years to combat the effects of sun and ageing. Very versatile for every family member.
COCOA BUTTER : UNREFINED PREMIUM
prices from : £6.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.08 )
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COCOA BUTTER : UNREFINED PREMIUM
 
(6 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.

 

KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £6.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.08 )
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KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
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.

MANGO BUTTER
prices from : £6.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.08 )
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MANGO BUTTER
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU591
Mango butter melts on skin contact to moisturise extremely dry skin. A wonderful emollient, it adds a rich creamy feel to lotions and creams.
ALLANBLACKIA : ORGANIC UNREFINED
prices from : £7.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.17 )
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ALLANBLACKIA : ORGANIC UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU7178331
Growing in the rain-forest belt of East + West Africa, allanblackia butter is a solid edible vegetable butter
MURUMURU BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £7.75
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.29 )
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MURUMURU BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(3 reviews)  
SKU: SKU4510

Murumuru is a rich Amazonian butter which helps to promote glossy hair and moisturised skin. High in vitamin A. murumuru butter improves hair flexibility and also helps to improve skin elasticity.

TUCUMA BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £7.75
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.29 )
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TUCUMA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(1 reviews)  
SKU: SKU45103

Rich in omega 3, 6 and 9, tucuma butter is a lovely Amazonian butter which helps to hydrate the skin. The natural content of myristic acid also helps to soothe the scalp.

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