Form: Semi-Solid / Paste
Shelf Life: 2 Years
Country of Origin: Ghana
Ingredient Type: Vegetarian
Recommended for: Cold Press Soap, Melt and Pour Soap, Lotion, Lip Balms, and many more similar cosmetic products
Storage: Store in a cool dark place, avoiding heat, sunlight, and exposure to air.
Safety Notes: It is meant for external purposes. Keep it away from the reach of your kids and avoid direct contact with your eyes.
- Cocoa butter is a type of fat that comes from cocoa beans. To harness cocoa butter, the beans are taken out of the larger cacao plant.
- Cocoa butter is high in fatty acids, which is why it’s often touted for its ability to hydrate and nourish the skin and improve elasticity.
- The fat in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over the skin to hold in moisture.
- You’ll often see cocoa butter as an ingredient in body lotions and creams. Because it’s edible, it’s also an additive in some lip balms.