Shea Butter crude – Organic & Fair Trade


INCI : Butyrospermum parkii

Country : Ghana

Quality : Crude/unrefined

Shea butter is extracted from the nut of the shea tree. It is antioxidant, emollient, healing and anti-inflammatory. It is very rich in vitamins and fatty acids which makes it a butter widely used in moisturizers. Not being comedogenic, it is an ally in rich face creams for mature and dry skin.

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Makes 5 aluminum jars of 15ml or 10 tubes of 7ml

  • 9.6g (12%) Candelilla wax or sunflower wax
  • 26g (32.25%) Cocoa butter
  • 16.8g (21%) Shea butter
  • 26g (32.5%) Vegetable oil of your choice (sunflower, olive, jojoba …)
  • 1.8g (2.25%) Essential oil of your choice


  • Scale accurate to 0.1g of preferences (or 1g)
  • bain-marie
  • spatula to mix and scrape the bottom of the bain-marie.

Manual :

  1. First melt the solid ingredients (waxes and butters)
  2. Then add the vegetable oils
  3. Mix well and let melt.
  4. Add the essential oils and mix well.
  5. Pour the mixture into your containers.

Tip: Add sugar to it for an exfoliant! (at the end at the same time as the essential oils)

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