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TrueShea™ Refined Shea Butter

 970.00 22,680.00

OLVEA - TrueSheaGlobal shea alliance

TrueShea™ is a natural shea butter obtained from the fruit of the shea tree (Butyrospermum parkii). This wild tree from the Sapotaceae family can only be found in its natural state in Africa, in the regions of Sudan and the Sahel, north of the Equator.

APPLICATIONS

  • Cosmetic use: Face care, Body care, Conditioner, Dry hair, Dehydrated skin, Dry skin, Sensitive skin, Baby products, Hair products, Sun care, Lipstick, Soap, Shampoo, After sun care, Haire care, Lip care, Hand care
  • Food use

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Description

OLVEA - Vegetable Oils - TrueShea - Natural and pure Shea Butter - Check your Shea

Key Features: 

  • Shea butter is extracted from the kernels, which contain 50% solid fat.
  • Exceptionally rich unsaponifiable matter (kariten, terpene alcohol and tocopherols)
  • Highly rich in oleic acid and stearic acid. Stearic acid gives TrueShea™ its texture and its melting characteristics. Oleic acid is an excellent emollient. This butter moisturizes the skin and hair, making them softer and more supple.
  • Exceptional levels of unsaponifiable compounds (tocopherols, phytosterols, triterpens, karitens, etc.)
  • Protects the skin from free radicals and oxidation and encourages epidermal regeneration and skin elasticity.
  • Shea butter is known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is suitable for sensitive or weakened skin.
  • Reduces the transepidermal water loss by forming a protective film; the skin is deeply moisturized and protected from external aggressions
  • TrueShea™ Shea butter is Responsibly sourced.

 

PHYSICAL PROPERTIES

INCI Names Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter
Chemical Composition Glycerol triester and fatty acids
CAS Number 91080-23-8
EINECS/ELINCS No: 293-515-7
Appearance Butter, solid
Odour Neutral
Color Creamy white
Solubility Soluble in Acetone, Hexane; Insoluble in Water
Applications
  • Decorative cosmetics/Make-up > Nail treatments
  • Hair care (Shampoos, Conditioners & Styling)
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care) > Body care
  • Skin care (Facial care, Facial cleansing, Body care, Baby care) > Facial care
  • Sun care (Sun protection, After-sun & Self-tanning) > After sun products
  • Toiletries (Shower & Bath, Oral care…) > Shower & bath > Toilet Soaps
  • Lips care

 

CHEMICAL PROPERTIES

Acid value, PE 2.5.1 < 0.5 mg KOH/g
Iodine value, PE 2.5.5 52 – 68
Unsaponifiable matter, PE 2.5.7 > 4.0 %
Water content, PE 2.5.32 < 0.10 %
Melting point, AOCS Cc3b-92 34 – 44 °C
Peroxide value, PE 2.5.5 < 3.0 meq.O2/Kg
Myristic acid, PE 2.4.22 < 1.0 %
Palmitic acid, PE 2.4.22 3.0 – 8.0 %

 

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RESPONSIBLE SOURCING

  • OLVEA has been a member of the Global Shea Alliance (GSA) and its sustainability program, which aims to promote the sustainability and competitiveness of the Shea industry worldwide, improve the livelihoods and empowerment of rural women, and finally, strive for the protection of biodiversity. Learn more about the supply chain here.

Additional information

Weight N/A
Size

1 tub (25kg), 1kg

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