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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 : £7.75
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.29 )
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UCUUBA BUTTER : UNREFINED
 
(0 reviews)  
SKU: SKU10341

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.

 

SHEA BUTTER : ORGANIC UNREFINED (GLASS)
prices from : £8.50
incl.VAT 20% ( £1.42 )
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SHEA BUTTER : ORGANIC UNREFINED (GLASS)
 
(3 reviews)  
SKU: SKU11701

Creamy organic unrefined grade A raw shea is prized for its versatility and has been used in Africa for many years to combat the effects of sun and ageing-

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.

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.
SHEA BUTTER : BULK UNREFINED (JILIMA)
prices from : £125.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £20.83 )
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SHEA BUTTER : BULK UNREFINED (JILIMA)
 
(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 : 450G UNREFINED
prices from : £17.00
incl.VAT 20% ( £2.83 )
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SHEA BUTTER : 450G UNREFINED
 
(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.
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.

 

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