kokum butter (unrefined)
Kokum Butter is harvested from the seeds of the Kokum Tree (Garcinia indica). Although not as hard as Cocoa Butter is certainly one of the harder butters on the market and a great alternative to Cocoa Butter.
The emollient and oxidative properties can assist emulsion integrity. It is sold in solid form, but is very malleable and will start to melt on contact with skin making it great for lip products.
Suggestions for use
The aforementioned properties make Kokum Butter an incredibly versatile and useful product. It is great for butters, lotions, lip sticks & lip balms. It can also be quickly absorbed by the skin and hair making it beneficial in conditioners, moisturisers and massage balms.
INCI: Garcinia Indica Seed Butter
Recommended Usage Percentage:
Base Lotions & Creams: 1-3%
Lip & Body Balms: 5-100%
Hair Products: 1-3%