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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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UCUUBA BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £13.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.17 )
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UCUUBA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU1034
Unrefuned ucuuba butter is a rich Amazonian butter with anti-inflammatory properties which makes it ideal for soothing irritated scalp/eczema. Wonderful for mature skin, it also helps to nourish and add a natural gloss to dry, damaged hair.

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

TUCUMA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(1 reviews)  
SKU: SKU45103
Rich in omega 3, 6 and 9, unrefined 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.
SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [50G - 200G]
prices from : £6.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.08 )
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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [50G - 200G]
 
(19 reviews)  
SKU: SKU262
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.
SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [10KGS]
prices from : £129.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £21.50 )
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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [10KGS]
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU2669
Prized for its versatility, unrefined shea butter has been used in Ghana for many years to help combat the effects of sun and ageing.
Our unrefined grade A shea butter is packaged at source in 10kg sizes by Jilima shea co-op.
A great natural moisturiser rich in nutrients with a creamy texture, It has been filtered (NOT REFINED NOR DEODORISED) to make it suitable for toiletry making.
SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [450G]
prices from : £17.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.92 )
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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [450G]
 
(5 reviews)  
SKU: SKU266910
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.
SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [SAVER PACK]
prices from : £22.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £3.75 )
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SHEA BUTTER : UNREFINED [SAVER PACK]
 
(1 reviews)  
SKU: SKU26706
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 : £9.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.50 )
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COCOA BUTTER : UNREFINED PREMIUM
 
(6 reviews)  
SKU: SKU292
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
prices from : £6.00
market price: £13.00 (You Save 54%)
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.00 )
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COFFEE BUTTER
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU40
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.
CUPUACU BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £13.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.17 )
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CUPUACU BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU452
Growing wild in the eastern sub-region of the Brazilian Amazonia, cupuacu butter is a stable butter obtained from the fruit seed of the cupuacu tree. Cupuacu also contains a range of phytosterols (natural plant estrogens).

AVOCADO BUTTER
prices from : £13.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.25 )
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AVOCADO BUTTER
 
(4 reviews)  
SKU: SKU456
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.
KOMBO BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £12.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.00 )
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KOMBO BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(1 reviews)  
SKU: SKU50012
Pressed from the "African nutmeg" pure unrefined kombo butter is dark in colour with a distinctive natural scent. The seeds are harvested in Ghana between December and April and the butter is prized for its anti-inflammatory properties.
MANGO BUTTER
prices from : £9.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.58 )
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MANGO BUTTER
 
(2 reviews)  
SKU: SKU59
Mango butter melts on skin contact to moisturise extremely dry skin. A wonderful emollient, it adds a rich creamy feel to lotions and creams.
KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £7.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.17 )
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KPANGNAN BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(1 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.
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 : £13.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.17 )
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MURUMURU BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(3 reviews)  
SKU: SKU4520
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.
MAFURA BUTTER : UNREFINED
prices from : £16.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.67 )
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MAFURA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU9584
Mafura butter is so creamy with a gorgeous caramel hue and yummy nutty undertones. Cold pressed from the seeds of the cape mahogany tree aka mafura/trichillia tree, unrefined mafura butter is moisturising and very effective as a hair/skin conditioner.
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