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Shea Butter
Shea Butter

Silky Softness: Shea Butter

Shea butter is an oil extracted from the fruit of the shea tree and commonly used in both food and cosmetic applications. The shea tree is widely distributed throughout Guinea and other regions of Africa, with its fruit being consumed while its kernel is processed to produce shea butter. Due to its similarity to human sebum secretions, shea butter contains a rich array of non-saponifiable components that are easily absorbed by the body, helping prevent dryness and cracking while restoring natural skin elasticity. Additionally, it possesses anti-inflammatory properties.

  • Grade:

    Cosmetic grade
  • Shelf life:

    2 Years
  • Package:


Shea butter is widely utilized and highly beneficial as an ingredient in the formulation of cosmetics and skincare products. It is derived from the nuts of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa), which is indigenous to Africa. Renowned for its nourishing and moisturizing properties, shea butter contains an abundance of essential fatty acids, vitamins (including A, E, and F), as antioxidants.

Recommended Application:

Moisturizing:The moisturizing abilities of shea butter are widely recognized, as it creates a protective barrier on the skin to prevent moisture loss and maintain optimal hydration levels.

Nourishing: The abundant presence of fatty acids and vitamins in shea butter provides nourishment and revitalization to the skin, making it particularly advantageous for individuals with dry or damaged skin.

Skin Softening:The application of shea butter helps soften and smooth the skin, resulting in a supple and silky texture.

Anti-Inflammatory: The anti-inflammatory properties of shea butter make it an effective remedy for soothing irritated or inflamed skin, making it particularly suitable for individuals with sensitive or problematic skin.

Anti-Aging: The presence of antioxidants in shea butter contributes to its anti-aging properties by effectively combating free radicals and promoting skin elasticity.

Emollient: The emollient properties of shea butter contribute to enhancing the texture and flexibility of the skin, thereby promoting a more refined and healthier appearance.

Versatility: Shea butter is a common ingredient in various cosmetic products, such as moisturizers, lotions, creams, lip balms, body butters, soaps, hair conditioners and even makeup items.

Hair Care:The inclusion of shea butter in hair care products effectively moisturizes and nourishes the hair, enhancing its luster and minimizing frizz.

Natural and Safe:The use of pure, unrefined shea butter is generally considered safe for most skin types, including those with sensitivity. It is typically well-tolerated and rarely triggers allergic reactions.

Sustainability:The sourcing and production of shea butter can lead to positive socio-economic outcomes for African communities, particularly for women who are frequently involved in its production.

Color and luster-melting----------------------------------Pale Yellow

Odor and taste---------------------------------------------Fresh shea nuts ordor

Transparence-----------------------------------------------Clean and clear

Relative Density--------------------------------------------0.885-0.940

Melting behavior()---------------------------------------30-42

Refractive index N 40/D-----------------------------------1.460-1.475

Saponification value mgKOH/g fat-----------------------188-198

Unsaponification value %----------------------------------≥4.0

Moisture %-------------------------------------------------≤0.10

Acid Value(mgKOH/g)--------------------------------------≤2.0

Perodixe Value(meg/kg)------------------------------------≤10.0


Q:What's your delivery time?

A:Usually we will arrange the shipment in 7 -15 days.

Q: Are your cosmetics raw materials safe for use in cosmetics?

A: Yes, our cosmetics raw materials are carefully selected and tested to ensure they meet the highest safety standards. We source our raw materials from reputable suppliers and comply with all relevant regulations and guidelines to ensure the safety and quality of our products.

Q: Can you provide technical support or guidance on using your cosmetics raw materials?

A: Yes, we offer technical support and guidance to our customers. Our team of experts can provide formulation advice, usage instructions, and answer any technical questions you may have about our cosmetics raw materials.

Q: Do you offer samples of your cosmetics raw materials for testing?

A: Yes, we understand the importance of testing raw materials before making a bulk purchase. We offer samples of our cosmetics raw materials for testing purposes, so you can evaluate their quality and suitability for your formulations before making a larger order.

Q: Do you offer customization or private labeling of cosmetics raw materials?

A: Yes, we offer customization and private labeling services for cosmetics raw materials. Please contact our sales team for more information on how we can tailor our products to meet your specific needs.

Q: What is the shelf life of your cosmetics raw materials?

A: The shelf life of our cosmetics raw materials may vary depending on the specific ingredient. We provide information on the recommended shelf life and storage conditions for each raw material, and it's important to follow these guidelines to ensure the stability and effectiveness of the product.


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