When incorporating lipids into our personal care products, being aware of different options available allow for broader and more diverse formulations. Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter is a natural fat that is used most in moisturizers because of its ability to protect our skin from the environment. Due to its unsaponifiable content, reduce irritation and such as lupeol and amyrin cinnamates, Shea Butter can deliver antiinflammatory components and enhance UV-B protection in products.1 A survey conducted by the Benchmarking Company in 2016, found that 93% of woman are more likely to buy multi-tasking products, especially when it comes to the addition of SPF.2 No longer are consumers looking for one product that targets one area but rather a product that may offer a variety of benefits to their skin and beauty routines.
Jarchem Innovative Ingredients offers an extensive line of Shea Butters and Shea Butter derivatives that are suitable for personal care applications.
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