INCI: Orbignya Oleifera (Babassu) Seed Oil
Description: Babassu Oil is a highly versatile emollient suitable for a wide array of skin care applications. It is non- greasy, melts on contact with skin and penetrates the skin quickly. Babussu Oil is full of Vitamin E, antioxidants and fatty acids. It is a wonderful moisturizer and a very good conditioner for hair and scalp. It can also help cracked heels and chapped skin. Wonderful lotion, lip balm, bath salts, and soap. This oil is solid at room temperature.
Babassu oil is often used as a substitute for coconut oil and palm oil in cosmetic recipes and preparations due to it's similarities. When used in soap making, it can produce large, fluffy bubbles. For cold process soap making, the recommended usage rate is no more than 33%.
|Appearance||Solid at temperatures 76 degrees F/24 degrees C, creamy, white to off-white|
|Odor||Light, pleasant aroma|
|Suggested Applications||skin care, lip care, hair care, nail care, cosmetics, aromatherapy, massage, soap|
|Storage||Cool, dry place|
|Shelf life||1-2 years|
|Usage Rate||CP Soap no more than 33%|
Saponification Value (mg KOH/g oil): 245 - 256
SAP Multiplier for NaOH: 0.179
SAP Multiplier for KOH: 0.251
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