Bulk Shea Butter Supplier Direct From The Manufacturer
Refined Shea Butter Bulk
Our bulk refined Shea Butter is great for cosmetics and soaps. After shea butter is extracted from the Shea nut the natural butter is filtered to remove any impurities, resulting in a creamy off white color and an ultra high quality pure product. The refined shea butter also has less odor, making it shea butter of choice for the soap making and personal care industry. This is definitely one of our best sellers. This product comes from Burkina Faso, Africa.
Virgin Unrefined (certified organic) Shea Butter
Our Virgin Unrefined African Shea Butter is extracted from the Shea nut and left completely unrefined. Because of the lack of refinement, Bulk African Shea Butter has a pale yellowish color and has the typical odor normally associated with Shea Butter. It may also contain sediment, small amounts of shell, plant fiber, etc. This shea butter comes from Burkina Faso, Africa and is certified organic.
Buy Pure Shea Butter Direct from the Manufacturer
At Bulk Apothecary we offer high-quality Shea Butter at amazing prices. We have always been able to offer incredible prices on our products we sell in our store because we sell our own, quality products directly to the customer.
Shea Butter Benefits
Pure Shea Butter first became popular in Africa where it is widely used in cooking and medicinal purposes. Eventually it made its way to the west as more people discovered its amazing emollient qualities. Shea Butter has a high level of non-saponifiables and other qualities that makes it a popular ingredient in many cosmetic supplies, lotions, and other skin care products.
Shea Butter can improve skin elasticity, which has made it popular with both men and women. Today it is used as an essential ingredient for belly butters and stretch mark creams.
More than that, though, Shea Butter can also block the sun’s ultraviolet rays, so you will often find it as a major ingredient in sun block products, lip balms, and lip gloss. It can also be used as an anti-inflammatory and humectants which makes it very useful in medicinal ointments and creams.
Types of Shea Butter
At Bulk Apothecary we offer a couple different kinds of Shea Butter to fit your exact needs.
Refined Shea Butter – Our bulk refined Shea Butter is most often used for cosmetics and soaps. The process to refine the butter involves extracting it from the Shea nut and filtering out any of the impurities. This results in a creamy off-white color and an extremely pure product. There is also less of an odor, which is why refined butter is the normal choice for the soap making and personal care industry.
Unrefined Shea Butter – We also sell butter that is left unrefined. This gives it a pale yellowish color and has the typical odor normally associated with Shea Butter.
Please note: Our 55 lb blocks of organic naturally refined and unrefined shea butter are certified organic. Our smaller sizes are not yet certified organic. We are in the process of having them certified.
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I have always enjoyed using the organic refined shea butter, but I bought the unrefined when the other was out of stock and... omg the smell is way overwhelming to me. It was unpleasant to open the pail and it effected the resulting scent of my products, which was very disappointing.
We have been loving not only the ingredients we buy from Bulk Apothecary but also the customer service. We had a package with oil that got tossed around too much and spilled. We were able to get a replacement for the product lose sent to us by the next day. So not only great products but a great company to work with! The shea butter is one that we use often. It is beautiful to work with and all of our retail produces turn out great.
I purchase 55 lb a week ago and I already got it in the mail I plan on using This shea butter for my soap making business. I am excited to try it. I already made some coconut oil and Shea Butter lotion. The only thing I didn't like was the price of the shipping but hey that's the cost of doing business. Thank you bulkapothecary!
I ordered 55 lb of refined shea butter it was on sale are about a dollar 50 per pound last week and I got it in the mail already and I'm planning on using it in my soap making business.. I cut the Shea butter up and put them in freezer bags 1 lb each and I hope they come out good I have not used them in my soap yet. I made my own shea butter with coconut oil lotion cream. The only thing I didn't like was the cost of shipping I looked on Walmart's website and they have free shipping for bulk shea butter but the price would come out to be the same because they were charging more per pound for the shea butter.
I've been using the Naturally Refined Shea Butter from BA for several years and have never been disappointed. The butter is always top quality and comes in many convenient sizes.
I'm very pleased with how quickly it was shipped and am most appreciative of BA using USPS as the shipper. I always receive shipments faster and in better shape when shipped via USPS! KUDOS, BA!!
I use this in my soaps and lotions. I have never been disappointed with the product. I just wish it wasn't so hard to get in the quanity I need.
I recently purchase 5 14 ounce jars of the refined shea. I actually live not far from the facility, so I’m aware of the weather there...and the buildings themselves. I know that she’s gets grainy from temperature changes, but Ivant imagine what has happened to this batch I received...it’s the grainiest I’ve ever seen. I know to melt, freeze, and rewhip, but I’ve never had to do so much work to make shea workable. It’s nice and soft, and has no odor, which is why I buy refined shea. I love Bulk Apothecary., and am fortunate to be able to pick up
my orders and enjoy their wonderful customer service. I’m just really baffled as to what this shea has been through...it’s grainier, even,than any UNrefined I’ve ever purchased! Scratching my head?! I’ll buy again, and just hope another batch hasn’t been through a war, like this order apparently has.
This shea butter was great quality and very reasonably priced. It shipped quickly and worked well for my needs.
I have used this in lotion bars and I love it! My customers are very happy with with the finished product. I will definitely be buying this again.