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Umuthi Botanicals

Umuthi Unrefined Shea Butter

Umuthi Unrefined Shea Butter

Regular price R 99.00
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This 100% pure Umuthi Botanicals unrefined Shea Butter can be used to moisturise your face or as a body butter for softer, younger-looking skin. It can also be used to treat small cuts and burns.

Sizes: 100g, 250g, 500g or 1kg.

  • 100% natural and unrefined.
  • Packed with vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fatty acids.
  • Natural antioxidant.
  • Fabulous, natural moisturiser for your face, hair and body.
  • Helps reduce the signs of ageing.
  • Can be used as a body butter for soft, younger-looking skin.
  • Helps reduce stretch marks.
  • Can be used help heal cuts, burns and skin rashes.
  • Particularly good for cracked, dry skin.
  • Vegan friendly.

Shea butter contains various fatty acids which each have a specific temperature range where they melt and solidify. When the butter is melted and heat is unevenly distributed some fatty acids may solidify quicker than others, resulting in a grainy texture. Sometimes these grains take days, weeks or even months to appear. There is nothing wrong with the butter if it is grainy, but most prefer a smooth, buttery texture.

To prevent graininess and grain formation you will need to make sure that heat is evenly distributed during the cool down process. This is best achieved by constantly stirring the melted butter during cool down. Unfortunately simply pouring melted shea butter into jars and leaving to cool at room temperature without evenly distributing the heat will likely result in grains. So rather gently stir your melted butter while it cools for best results.

100% pure unrefined Shea Butter (Vitellaria Paradoxa)

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Please note that this natural product has not undergone Food-Grade certification and is therefore recommended for cosmetic use only. Store away from children, pets, sunlight, and heat. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your doctor before using this product.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 6 reviews
Ntombizakhona M.
Nothing to Brag About

It's shea butter, not as amazing as I had anticipated, but does the job never the less

Thobile S.
Incorrect packaging

It was disappointing to find the product not in the container it's advertised in but nonetheless can't fault the shea butter as it's moisturizing and doesn't clog my pores

Koketso M.

was very impressed with the service from purchase to delivery, I was updated at every step. The product itself is of good quality, it was well packaged and it was just what I expected.

Shea butter love

I absolutely love this product. it is so hydrating and keeps my skin protected from dryness

Marchelle v.W.

Umuthi Unrefined Shea Butter