CHAPTER 8INGREDIENTS GUIDE

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BUTTERS

COCOA BUTTER

INCI: Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter

This is a hard butter with a melting temperature of 100°F (38°C). It has a relatively long shelf life of two to five years. It also contains polyphenols and phyosterols and some skin softening Vitamin E. Cocoa butter provides an occlusive layer on our skin.

Palmitic Acid 25–30%

Stearic Acid 31–35%

Oleic Acid 34–36%

Linoleic Acid 3%

MANGO BUTTER

INCI: Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Butter

This is a medium-hard butter with a melting temperature of 86°F–98.6°F (30°C–37°C) and a slight sweet scent. It has a shelf life of two to three years. It has emollient ...

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