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Buttas

​Every butta we use, is unrefined and organic.

HARD BUTTAS

  • Cocoa-high in Vitamin E, hydrating and soothing, has stable fats and antioxidants, so it has a long shelf life of two to five years. Its absorbed quickly and deep into the skin, for more healing. It's a natural emollient (softening or soothing) and moisturizer with omega- and omega-9 fatty acids. It also has polyphenols, which are said to reduce the visible signs of aging and soothe irritated skin. It can help promote skin elasticity and improve skin tone. It helps boost collagen production and hydrate the skin.

  • Kokum- It's a natural healer, and it promote skin regeneration. Kokum butter is an excellent natural emollient. Perfect for dry, cracked, callous skin or dry, brittle hair.

  • Illipe- sometimes used as a substitute for cocoa butter. It's a natural emollient and moisturizes the skin, so it's a great natural moisturizer. It can also help improve hair health and add moisture to dry hair. Best in lip balm, body butters, and hair treatments.​

MEDIUM TEXTURED BUTTAS

  • Mango- It's not greasy, and it's absorbed into the skin quickly. It softens and soothes skin while it moisturizes.  Restores skin flexibility and reduce the rate at which skin cells degenerate. Rich in vitamins A and E, mango butter great for reducing the appearance of fine lines and adding hydration and moisture to the skin.

  • Shea- most popular types of butters for skin and hair. It's high in vitamins A, E, and F and essential fatty acids. Shea butter promotes collagen production to prevent the signs of aging. It's very moisturizing for the skin, and it's non-greasy.

  • Sal Seed- It's high in antioxidants and is an excellent emollient for the skin and hair.  It spreads easily on the skin, making it perfect for lotions and body butters.

  • Cupuacu- is an excellent skin, lip, and hair butter for moisturizing. It helps the skin retain moisture and boosts elasticity. It also helps provide hydration for hours after you use it. Its high phytosterol levels help it absorb extra water, which helps it hold moisture for your body.

SOFTER BUTTAS​

  • Murumuru- is an excellent emollient, often used in hair care, soap, and lip balms. It's high in vitamins A and C and omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids for hair and skin health.

  • Tucuma- is almost like a natural silicone product. It has the benefits of silicone without the harmful side effects.  When applied to the hair, it coats the strand without weighing down hair or drying it out like silicone can do. Tucuma butter is high in antioxidants to battle free radicals in the body. Its fatty acids protect the skin while it moisturizes and boosts hydration. Best in lotions, balms, and hair conditioners. 

  • Tamanu- also frequently called Foraha butter is a natural butter obtained from Tamanu oil, made from the nut kernels of the Tamanu Nut Tree. Helpful for sensitive, inflamed and irritated skin. It aids in healthy hair treatments when used as a hair mask.

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CARRIER OILS

  • Carrier oils that we use are vegan and organic.

  • Almond Oil- (sweet almond oil) is moisturizing for your skin. It's high in vitamins A and E to nourish your skin.  Do not use this oil if you have a nut allergy.

  • Argan Oil- one of our favorite oils for hair! It's a dry oil, so it soaks in quickly. Argan oil has vitamins A and E and linoleic acid. It's a good choice for dry hair, rashes, and bug bites.

  • Avocado oil- high in essential fatty acids and fat-soluble vitamins. It's great for sensitive skin or problem skin and eczema.

  • Castor oil- an antiviral, antibacterial, and antifungal. It's often used on irritated skin and scalp.

  • Coconut Oil- unrefined, stored solid at room temperature. Naturally antifungal and antibacterial, so it's great for lip balms and lotions. 

  • Flax seed oil- high in vitamins, minerals, and fatty acids. It's especially great for your hair because it promotes hair growth. 

  • Fractionated coconut oil- a liquid coconut oil. It is high in saturated fats, so it has a very long shelf life.  It's odorless, so it mixes with essential oils very well. It's a great all-purpose oil, good for lips, skin, or hair.

  • Grapeseed oil- a dry oil, so it isn't as oily on your skin. It's a natural astringent, so it's great for acne prone or oily skin.

  • Hemp seed oil- comes from the hemp plant, but it has no THC.  The oil is green with a nutty aroma. Hemp seed oil is high in vitamin E, calcium, carotene, iron, and other minerals. It's an excellent oil for dry skin or eczema. It's also used in hair care to prevent dandruff and nourish the scalp.

  • Jojoba oil- is a popular carrier oil because it's very close to the oils your body naturally produces. It absorbs into your skin easily without being greasy. It can clog pores if used alone.

  • Moringa oil- is high in antioxidants, so it has a long shelf life of up to five years. It's high in saturated fats to nourish the skin. It's often used for anti-aging because of its antioxidants. It's naturally anti-inflammatory, so it's used for eczema and for acne prone skin. When used on the hair, it deposits vitamins and minerals into the hair to tame frizzy hair and strengthen the hair.

  • Olive oil- readily available in nearly any supermarket, so it's a popular beauty recipe ingredient. It's great to use to infuse herbs.  It has good fats for your skin and hair, but it will leave behind excess oil that doesn't soak into your skin right away.

  • Rosehip seed oil is high in vitamins A and E for the skin.  It also has essential fatty acids to promote elastin and collagen production.  It's often used in creams and balms for stretch marks, burns, wrinkles, eczema, and sunburns.

  • Safflower oil- is high in linoleic acid, so it's a great oil for acne prone skin. It's also often used for oil cleansing because it removes oil and dirt from the skin without drying your skin or hair. It lubricates the skin, which traps moisture next to your skin.

  • Sesame seed oil- is a light oil, that has vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. It moisturizes the skin without being overly oily. Great for smoothing skin, strengthening, adding volume, and shine for hair, and best for cuticles.

  • Sunflower Oil- is often used to treat psoriasis, eczema, dry skin, or damaged skin. It's a light oil, so it can also be used as a massage oil or in our Body Buttas.

ESSENTIAL OILS

We choose essential oils that has gone through purity testing, they are organic and unsprayed.

  • ​Bergamot- Pungent, fresh, and green. Best for relaxation 

  • Cedarwood- Syrupy thick and woody, calming, stress relief, restful sleep, circulatory system and clear airways

  • Ginger- Fresh, woody, and spicy

  • Grapefruit- Fresh and fruity with a light tang. Refreshing, detoxifying, astringent

  • Lavender- Herbal and lightly floral. Promotes restful sleep, mood improvement, soothes sun-damaged skin

  • Lemon- Light and sharp citrus, sweet and tangy. Uplifting, clarifying, astringent

  • Lemongrass- A medium citrus with a strong herbal base clarifying, mental cleansing​

  • Patchouli- Warm and earthy, heavy with fruit-like undertones. Promotes relaxation

  • Peppermint- Cool, fresh mint. Energizing, stimulating, revitalizing

  • Rosemary- A strong, fresh, and green herbal. Cleansing and clarifying, invigoration, reduces appearance of water retention

  • Sweet Orange- Sweet, warm, and tangy. Uplifting, calming, digestive system.

  • Tangerine- A light citrus, sweet with a slight hint of tang. Cheering and energizing, clears the mind, balancing

  • Tea Tree- Sharp, camphor-like, with medium spice. Great for burns, deodorizing

  • Ylang Ylang- Sweet and intense, an exotic floral. Sensual, relaxing and soothing, hydrating, tension and stress relief

  • And so many more! * When using citrus essential oils, avoid direct sunlight.

FRAGRANCE OILS

  • We use fragrance oils in a few of our products (soaps, buttas, scrubs to name a few). They provide a sweet, calming, uplifting aroma that are FDA approved skin safe.

  • We have fragrance oil choices for women, men, and children!

  • Top women fragrances include- Love Spell, Sweet Pea, Rose, and many more. Our favorite women's fragrance oil is Cashmere Cocoa Butter! Try it today in a body butta!

  • Top men's fragrances include- Black Ice, Caribbean, Twilight, Mahogony to name a few.

  • Top Children's fragrances include- Monkey See, Monkey Do, and just about any sweet-smelling fragrance.

  • We have plenty to choose from! If you have any questions about any fragrance, we will be happy to guide you.

  • Any fragrance that has (M) beside it, indicates a masculine scent.

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS

  • Glycerin- A humectant naturally found in the skin that helps it maintain a soft, moisturized, healthy look. Used topically in combination with other emollients and antioxidants, it has been shown to be very effective at restoring the skin.

  • Clay- A popular cosmetic ingredient that comes from a variety of natural sources and works well to absorb excess oil in the skin and unclog congested pores. One of the most popular types are bentonite and kaolin clay, which comes from volcanic ash sediments.

  • Green Tea: An antioxidant-containing ingredient shown to have anti-aging effects on the skin, including an ability to soothe and improve the appearance of sun damage.

  • Coconut Milk Powder- made from unsweetened coconut milk that’s been dehydrated. Coconut milk has high levels of Vitamin C which helps maintain elasticity and flexibility of skin. It is also rich in copper, and prevents wrinkles, sagging skin and age spots.

  • Agave Powder- a natural sweetener known for its healing properties. This folk remedy can make your skin plump, calm skin irritation, and exfoliate dead skin cells when mix with other ingredients. Vegan alternative to honey powder. 

  • Sea Moss powder- stabilizing and gelling agent, good for dry skin and for skin conditions ranging from eczema to psoriasis

  • Sodium Lauryl Sulfoacetate (SLSA)- cleansers, foaming agents in soaps and scrubs

  • Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (SCI)- mild cleansing agents for sensitive skin and hair

  • Cetyl alcohol, Stearic acid, Polysorbate 80, Behentrimonium Methosulfate (and) Cetearyl Alcohol (BTMS)- Emulsifiers, thickening agents

  • Cocamidopropylamine betaine- Foaming agent, creates bubbles

Natural Herbs
Herb Infused Oils
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