Pure shea butter considered to be high in vitamin/mineral content which is thought to benefit dry skin. Strong Natural Aroma. Pronounced: Shh-aye
Shea Butter – Natural
$11.95 – $46.95
Country Of Origin:Ghana
Cold & Hot Process Soap. Lotions. Lip Products.
Points of Interest:
High in vitamin and mineral content. Known to benefit dry skin. Melts at skin temperature. Strong Natural Aroma. All Natural. Expeller Pressed. Pronounced: Shh-aye
Average Melt Point: 90º F.
Physical Form: Light Yellow Solid
Solubility: Insoluble in Water
Country of Origin: Ghana, West Africa
Short Term Storage:
Air tight container. Dark location. Cool room temperature.
Long Term Storage:
Removing air from storage container will delay oxidation and rancidity (may need to place in a smaller container). Refrigeration can extend shelf life.
Best Used By: One year from date of purchase.
Shelf Life Once Used in Manufacturing: One year from manufacturing date.
When making lotions, allow butter to soften via room temperature. If heated, rapid cooling will help prevent grittiness.
DIRECTIONS: Slowly stir melted product into the oil portion of your formulation. Common use levels are lip products 5-100%, cold process soap 3-6%, lotions and creams 3-5%. Can be applied directly to the skin.
TIPS: The average melting point for the butter is 90°F. Shea Butter will feel grainy when it is melted and rehardens. To avoid the gritty texture, heat the shea butter to 170-185°F and keep at a steady temperature for 10-15 minutes. Rapidly cool by placing the butter in refrigerator. Butters provide moisturizing properties to products. Test your final product to insure optimal performance.
STORAGE: Store in an airtight, cool, dark location. When stored properly, best used within 1 year from date of purchase.
CAUTION: For external use only. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
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