Shea Nut Butter 50g

Shea Nut Butter 50g
$9.00

INCI name
Butyrospermum parkii 

Description
Shea Nut butter is a natural ingredient extracted from dried and roasted shea nuts. It is refined and deodorised utilising steam processes to produce a rich, white creamy butter. It is used to add nutritive skin benefits, whilst thickening and stabilising a cosmetic product. It is soluble in oil and alcohol and needs to be melted before use. It can be used directly on the skin, however is best suited to use in skincare formulations for optimal performance. 

Cosmetic benefits
High in fatty acids, Shea Nut butter is protective, moisturising and nourishing. It is particularly suited to dry, chapped and sensitive skin. It soothes irritation and improves skin tone and appearance. 

Formulation types
Shea Nut butter is a versatile ingredient and can be used in a variety of formulation types. Popular in creams, lotions, body butters, hand creams and nail care, hair products, suncare, balms, masks, soaps and colour cosmetics. 

% Use in formulation
Cream: 3-15%
Balm: 3-25%
Hair: 2-5%
Soap: 3-10%
Suncare 3-25%
Base: 4% 

Precautions/contraindications
None known. 

Recipes & applications

Disclaimer
Suggested recipes are provided as examples only. Whilst all care has been taken in creating these examples, Sage Cosmetic Coaching accepts no responsibility relating to the manufacture of products. Any responsibility for the performance, efficacy and stability of the product lies with the manufacturer.

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