Extracted from the Cacao beans contained in the pods of the Cacao Tree, Cocoa Butter is a rich natural fat, possessing an abundance of vitamins, antioxidants, polyphenols, and essential fatty acids. With its luxurious texture and delectable chocolaty scent, Cocoa Butter is a staple in skin care and hair care formulations. When applied topically, this exotic emollient melts upon contact with the skin and works to naturally replenish dry and sensitive skin types, while creating a protective barrier from environmental elements. It is equally beneficial for improving the texture of hair, making it softer and more manageable. Cocoa Butter is also of significant commercial importance in foods, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetic applications.
This refined butter is obtained from the fruit of the Cocoa tree and can be used in the same manner as the unrefined Cocoa Butter. From its beans, the butter is extracted and further processed and refined to obtain a white, scent-free butter. Cocoa Butter Ultra Refined does not possess the same chocolatey scent that is characteristic of its unrefined counterpart, making it ideal for blending into cosmetic formulations. The ultra refined variety also blends seamlessly into formulas with floral or "designer" fragrances. Solid and hard at room temperature, it will melt on contact with the skin.
• Lotions & Creams: 2 - 20 %
• Balms: 5 - 100 %
• Bar Soaps: 5 - 20 %
• Hair Conditioners: 1 - 10 %
When adding butters to creams and lotions, it might be necessary to gently warm them until the texture is soft enough to be incorporated into the final product. Using a hand blender, create a vortex with your cream or lotion and drizzle your melted butter to fully incorporate. For addition in soaps, the general rule of thumb is 1 tablespoon per pound. As with most raw materials, results may vary, so we strongly recommend small, lab scale batches prior to any commercial manufacturing.
Storage: Overheating this product will impact its delicate fragrance. Please melt at as low a heat as possible while stirring gently and use as soon as it is melted.
Shelf Life: Slow to go rancid, when the oil is kept closed at a temperature below 18°C and kept away from light, the shelf life will be up to 24 months from the date of manufacture. Refrigeration is recommended.
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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