Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Magical Cocoa Butter

I LOVE the days when Im chiseling off chunks of raw cocoa butter for my formulations!  LOVE IT!  I just take what ever little pieces are left and rub them all over me!  It is decadent and my skin feels like a babies behind. Same on my Shea butter days it is just amazing to have the pure butter melt into my skin. 
It is said that Cocoa Butter is great for aged skin, I can testify on this.  After years of tanning and living in a hot, dry Texas climate it has taken a toll.  I can see a difference in my skin after using cocoa and shea.
Cocoa Butter is a nut butter, taken from a cocoa bean.  Yes, the same cocoa bean used for chocolate, which gives it the same scent.  Gotta love that! Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Seed Butter Cocoa Butter is the natural fat from the seeds of the fruit of the Cacao tree (grows in tropical regions), we get our PURE, ORGANIC & FAIR TRADE, from Ghana, rich in oleic, stearic & palmitic fatty acids, contains also flavors (e.g. vanillic acid), sterols, tannins & pigments.
If you would like to see what 50 pounds of PURE, ORGANIC, Cocoa Butter looks like, I have attached a picture.  We use this in our products because it is the BEST!  And, yes, that is the chisel I use! Hard work, but ohhh sooo worth it!

5 comments:

  1. Wow.. that is really something. Cocoa butter was my best friend while I was pregnant.. no stretch marks :)

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    1. Mine too Hena! I had twins and Cocoa Butter made my skin feel amazing! Thanks for sharing!

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  2. Gosh, I love cocoa butter too, it's so wonderful for my skin, all year round!

    Joyflower
    Joysilk.blogspot.com

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    1. Agreed Joy! Thanks for stopping by!

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  3. Question.. Where do you buy your raw, organic, fair trade cocoa butter in 50 pounds? Also, does this really work for helping the skin to stretch better to reduce or even prevent stretch marks?? Don't tell me that, said the already mother of four 9+lb babies. :(
    Thanks Missy

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