Prickly Pear Butter is a soft, smooth blend that integrates Prickly Pear Seed Oil and is composed of a high essential fatty acid content containing Omega 6 and 9. It is rich in the natural antioxidant Vitamin E and in amino acids, which are known to promote collagen production that promotes improved skin texture. With Vitamin K, this butter is known to enhance skin elasticity while brightening dark under-eye circles. The revitalizing and fortifying properties of this nourishing butter are known to quickly repair, soothe, and regenerate damage, resulting in skin, nails, and hair that look and feel softer, smoother, brighter, and clearer.
Common Uses: Used predominantly for skin care, Prickly Pear Butter is hailed for its protective and emollient properties. It is high in naturally-occurring Carotenoids, Vitamin C, and unique antioxidants and is often used as a natural moisturizing agent for the skin. This butter exhibits excellent spreadability, and upon application, it leaves a non-greasy, silky-smooth, satiny finish.
• Skin & Body Care: 5 - 20 %
• Balms: 100 %
• Bar Soaps: 5 - 20 %
• Massage Products: 1 - 100 %
• Hair Care: 2 – 10 %
When adding a butter to creams and lotions, it might be necessary to gently warm it until its texture is soft enough to be incorporated into the final product. The melting point can range from 32°C to 35°C. Using a hand blender, create a vortex with the cream or lotion and drizzle the 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, thus small lab-scale batches are strongly recommended prior to any commercial manufacturing.
Recommended Storage: Please note that this butter should ideally be stored in a refrigerator to maintain its texture. It will become soft in warmer temperatures.
Shelf Life: Store this product in cool temperatures (below 25 °C) in an air-tight container away from light and moisture. This product will liquify when stored in temperatures above 36 °C but will re-solidify upon cooling without its 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.
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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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