descriptionOur paraben-free Shealoe Butter is a thick cream (soft-solid) with an off-white color which consists of 40-60% shea butter and 35-50% aloe barbadensis leaf juice. This product may be used *as is* or may become a part of a formula for creating skin, lip or hair care products. Healing, moisturizing aloe gel has been combined with nutritive, emollient shea butter....a winning combination!
When added to anhydrous (without water) mixtures, gently heat Shealoe no higher than 131F (55C) to prevent separation and add to other oils in your formulation when they have reached the same temperature as the Shealoe. When adding to a hot process, Shealoe may be added at the oil phase and processed up to 176F(80C). You might find that the Shealoe emulsion may separate, but when the two phases are combined the product will emulsify once again.
Store at room temperature. Shelf life: 1-2 years when properly stored and tightly sealed, handle with just washed hands/implements or clean disposable gloves.
This product may be used in body lotions/gels, facial moisturizers, bath oils and bombs, lip balms, rubs/liniments, topical anesthetics and ointments. May be used in 1% to 10% for cosmetic applications, may also be used at 100%. Product is free of BSE/TSE, GMO, pesticide; no animal testing.
INCI: Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice (and) Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), polysorbate 60, sorbitan stearate, phenoxyethanol, methylisothiazolinone, BHT. NOTE: Temperatures while in transit to the customer may affect the consistency of this butter, if very hot it may arrive liquid, if very cold it may arrive solid; leave it at room temperature until it becomes soft-solid again. We don’t accept returns because you don’t like how the butter arrived at its destination.
NOTE FROM OUR TESTER: Not recommended for making soap. This product contains emulsifiers, preservatives, and stabilizers. Among other things, it separates when heated and it contains a large water-based component. It would be nearly impossible to saponify it correctly.
Average Customer Review: 5 out of 5 (4 Reviews)
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Reviewer: Kaihaia Patterson (Bloomfield Hills, MI) 7.12.2014
I received a sample of this and because it was so good, I ordered some the other day. First of all, it's smooth and moisturizing. Secondly, it has a light, sweet smell- I was not expecting that when I put it on. I was expecting it to smell neutral. I'm glad about the scent because I can keep it pure. I will be ordering more.
Reviewer: Nyandae Jackson (jacksonville, FL) 1.24.2014
Soft Kinky Hair
The Shealoe is a light moisturizing cream that may take a while to absorb, but it leaves hair and skin cotton soft.
Reviewer: Helen Anderson (Lake Hopatcong, NJ) 8.3.2012
It goes on greasy which is typical for most body butter, but soaks into the skin well. Leaves it soft and smooth. Amazing mixture of really moisturizing ingredients for hair.
Reviewer: Choreen Powell (Union City, GA) 4.21.2012
A great find!
When I saw this product, I thought...'Yes, that is a great combination!" I use it on my hair, it makes a great, moisturizer and helps to give slick down the edges of my hair better than any product I have tried.
OUT OF STOCK ISSUES: If a customer orders a large quantity of a product and all of the product is not in stock when the order is entered into our system, once the new stock arrives we will ship separately whatever quantity we may owe the customer. Most of our restocking orders arrive at our warehouse 5-7 business days after we place a restocking order, sometimes sooner. Should the distiller or vendor inform us restocking will take longer than 7 business days, we’ll promptly notify the customer.
Please note that we do not allow order cancellations for any reason and we don’t allow removal/cancellations of products which become partially or completely out of stock after the customer places an order.
Raw materials/ingredients are dispensed by weight. Many customers ask how many ounces in a pound, there are 16 ounces in one pound. These are not fluid ounces, they are ounces by weight.
EO = essential oil
FO = fragrance oil
Our containers are filled with products to where our commercial digital scales indicate the container should be filled. Some containers will be filled to the top, some will not.
HOW OILS ARE DISPENSED: All our products are dispensed by weight. EO's in 8 oz. through 2 lbs. - amber plastic pharmaceutical-grade bottle. EO's in 5 and 10 lbs. - heavy duty plastic container w/pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the container at least 2 months. EO's in sizes of 25+ lbs. - industry-standard metal or plastic can with a pouring spout, the oil may remain inside the metal can indefinitely and up to 2 months in the plastic pail. It's our decision in which type of pail we dispense the product, metal cans are not readily available. CARRIER OILS - plastic bottles/pails depending on the size ordered, do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so. FO's - in plastic containers, contents do not need to be transferred to glass unless you wish to do so.
Essential oils in sizes from ½ oz. to 4 oz. are dispensed in amber glass bottles without orifice reducers or glass droppers. If we ever run out of amber glass bottles, we reserve the right to use any other glass bottle available at that time. The only sizes of EO's dispensed with orifice reducers are 1/32, 1/16, 1/8 and 1/4 oz. sizes. If you require bottles/vials with orifice reducers or Eurodroppers, we sell those separately.
HOW TO STORE: Upon receipt, EO's dispensed in plastic bottles MUST be transferred into amber glass bottles. EO's, FO's and BUTTERS should be stored in tightly-sealed containers away from direct light and heat. Many oils could be highly flammable, keep away from open flames. Refrigerating butters could adversely affect the consistency of the butter, please join our Forum if you need to learn how to handle and store products.
S&H QUOTES: Our cart provides all S&H quotes. Please look for the link to enter your zip code and obtain a quote. Shipments weighing over 120 lbs. will not be quoted final S&H by our cart, you’ll be quoted a minimum for which you’ll pay during checkout. We’ll charge the balance due, if any, to the card on file. If you paid with PayPal, we’ll ask you to disburse the amount due, if any, before we ship. S&H provided by our cart is always an estimate, please review our Shipping Policies page if you need more information. We do not accept or allow order cancellations because the customer doesn’t agree to final S&H, please be sure you understand this before finalizing an order.