NOTE: This new lot is from a new supplier. Whereas the texture of the previous lot was flaky, the texture of the new lot has a smoother, butter-like uniformity. Customers are encouraged to try the smaller sizes before placing large volume orders.
Babassu Butter is composed of Babassu Seed Oil, which is derived from the cold pressed kernels of the Amazonian Orbignya oleifera botanical, and of non-GMO Soy Butter. Babassu Butter has a smooth, thick, and rich consistency that melts slowly on contact with the skin, absorbing well and moisturizing gently but deeply to impart a velvety suppleness without leaving an oily sheen. Babassu Oil is refined without chemicals, making it a pleasing addition to organic cosmetic formulations for both dry and oily skin. With properties and benefits that are similar to Coconut Oil, Babassu products are commonly used as substitutes.
Common Uses: Babassu Butter makes an ideal emollient for products such as soaps, creams, lotion bars, body milks, and lip balms. Its detangling properties also make it ideal for addition to haircare products.
Lotions & Creams: 5-20 %
Balms: 5-100 %
Foot Care: 5-20 %
Bar Soaps: 5-20 %
Hair Conditioners: 2-5 %
When adding this butter to creams and lotions, it might be necessary to gently warm it until melted or until very soft in texture before incorporating it into the final product. Using a hand blender, create a vortex with your cream or lotion and drizzle in the melted butter until fully incorporated and consistently smooth. For addition to soaps, the general rule of thumb is one tablespoon of butter per pound (15 ml/500 g) of soap. As with most raw materials, results may vary, thus NDA strongly recommends producing small lab-scale batches prior to any commercial manufacturing.
Shelf Life: Store in an air-tight container in cool temperatures (below 25 °C) away from light and moisture. This product will become liquid above ambient temperatures (e.g. 36 °C) but will re-solidify upon cooling without functionality being affected. When stored properly, this butter has a shelf life of 18 months.
Customers may purchase products from New Directions Aromatics Inc. only with the clear understanding that all products must be used at their own discretion, and only after referring to the Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and all other relevant technical information specific to the product. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be held responsible for any damages to property or for any adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be responsible for any damages resulting from use of or reliance upon this information. The user of the product is solely responsible for compliance with all laws and regulations applying to the use of the products, including the intellectual property rights of third parties.
The certifications, statements and product descriptions shown on this website are strictly for information purposes only. The information in this document is obtained from current and reliable sources but makes no representation as to its comprehensiveness or accuracy. Nothing contained herein should be considered as a recommendation by New Directions Aromatics Inc. as to the fitness for any use.
Further, New Directions Aromatics is not responsible for the comments made in the customer reviews, nor when products are used in ways not suitable to their purpose (for example, fragrance oils in toothpaste; bath salts in metal containers; additives used in larger amounts than recommended).
As with any manufacturing process, New Directions Aromatics strongly recommends small lab scale testing for evaluation purposes prior to full commercial manufacturing. As the ordinary or otherwise use(s) of this product is outside the control of New Directions Aromatics Inc., no representation or warranty, expressed or implied is made as to the effect(s) of such use(s) (including damage or injury), or the results obtained.
The liability of New Directions Aromatics Inc. is limited to the value of the goods and does not include any consequential loss. New Directions Aromatics Inc. shall not be liable for any errors or delays regarding an order, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Please note, the International Federation of Aromatherapists do not recommend that Essential Oils be taken internally unless under the supervision of a Medical Doctor who is also qualified in clinical Aromatherapy. In addition, Essential Oils must be properly diluted before use in order to avoid any damages to property or adverse physical effects (including injury or bodily harm).
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