As the name suggests, plant butters are the thick, fatty substances extracted from the kernels, nuts, and seeds of plants. They are dense emollients, generally solid at room temperature, that carry an abundance of skin-fortifying nutrients that can hydrate even the most damaged skin types.
Plant butters can fall under one of two categories: refined and unrefined. Refined butters undergo special processing to help remove any impurities left behind during the extraction process. It also helps neutralize any strong odors and remove natural coloring or texture to create a smoother butter that is consistent to use throughout different products.
Unrefined plant butters are kept in their rawest form, which helps retain the butters’ texture, color, and aroma. Its nutritive value is also preserved, making unrefined butters the preferred alternative to utilize in our products.
4 Plant Butters We Love to Use in Our ProductsCocoa butter
Cocoa butter is extracted from the beans of the cacao plant. This moisturizing butter is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants, which can help smooth, heal, and fight signs of aging. Our Macadamia Nut and Cocoa Butter Soap has all the benefits of cocoa butter and leaves skin feeling silky smooth.Kokum butter
Derived from the seeds of the kokum tree (Garcinia indica), kokum butter absorbs easily into the skin and is full of vitamins and nutrients that help with skin cell turnover. Try this amazing butter with our Kokum Butter Soap.Mango butter
Mango butter is cold-pressed from the seed of the mango fruit. This smooth butter helps condition and rejuvenate skin; its high stearic acid content helps gently liberate your skin of impurities. It’s also packed with vitamins A, C and E, which can help stimulate skin cell regeneration and collagen production. Our Cucumber and Mango Soap is sure to help revitalize your skin using the power of this exotic plant butter.Shea butter
Shea butter is derived from shea trees and is made from the kernel of its fruit. Like other butters, it also contains numerous vitamins and fatty acids that aid in nourishing and moisturizing a variety of skin types. Try our Avocado and Shea Butter Soap and experience shea while you shower.