Pure Organic Unrefined Cocoa Butter

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  • Botanical Name Theobroma cacao
  • Status: Unrefined Organic

Crafted from the finest cocoa beans grown in pristine, chemical-free environments, N-Essentials’ organic unrefined cocoa butter embodies purity and superior quality. 

Our premium cocoa butter offers luxurious texture and delightful aroma cocoa butter while ensuring your exposure to synthetic chemicals is minimised. Its production supports sustainable farming practices, fostering soil health, biodiversity, and reducing environmental impact. 

For those that don’t need the aroma, a deodorised version of cocoa butter is also available in various sizes. This version is simply pure raw cocoa butter that has gone through the deodorisation process to get rid of a lot of the rich chocolatey smell.

Skin Products 

Our unrefined cacao butter's smooth and creamy texture makes it a favourite around the globe. It is widely incorporated into cocoa butter lotions, creams, and balms, offering the appearance of a deeply moisturising experience. Its ability to blend seamlessly into formulations helps in creating products that leave the skin appearing soft and supple. Mixing it up with some rosehip oil or some unrefined shea butter - and you’ve got yourself a sweet smelling lotion! 

Beauty and Cosmetics 

The beauty industry values cocoa butter for its natural, gentle touch on the skin. Used in makeup foundations and body butters, it can be added to your existing skincare products or can be used as a base to create DIY skincare products. Using it as a base for your products enhances the product's texture and application.

Hair Products    

Thanks to its viscosity and aroma, cocoa butter is also a key ingredient in hair care products. It helps in making your hair appear moisturised,  contributing to a glossy mane.

Benefits of Cocoa Butter

There are a lot of properties about cocoa butter that make it a perfect base for several products. Here are some key properties of cocoa butter:

Physical State 

At room temperature, cocoa butter is a solid that typically has a creamy white appearance. It has a melting point that is just below human body temperature, which allows it to melt smoothly upon contact with the skin, making it ideal for cosmetic and skincare applications.

Stability and Shelf Life  

It is known for its high stability as a fat. This stability gives cocoa butter a long shelf life, making it a preferred ingredient in products that require a longer lifespan.

Texture and Absorption 

Cocoa butter has a smooth, creamy texture that makes it an excellent base for cosmetics and skin care products. It appears to absorb well into the skin, providing a barrier that locks in moisture without leaving the skin feeling greasy.


It has a pleasant, chocolatey aroma that is subtle yet distinct. This natural fragrance makes it a popular choice for adding a luxurious scent to cosmetics and skin care products without the need for additional fragrances.

Vegetarian and Vegan-Friendly 

As a plant-based fat, cocoa butter is suitable for vegetarian and vegan formulations, appealing to a wide range of ethical preferences. 

Explore the N-Essentials site today to find all your essential and carrier oils and other raw ingredients to start on your homemade projects and businesses. Feel free to get in touch with our team to learn more about ordering qualities or bulk orders. 

What Is Cocoa Butter Good for?

Cocoa butter, a highly prized natural fat derived from the cocoa bean, is renowned for its rich texture and delicately sweet fragrance. This versatile ingredient is a cornerstone in a variety of applications like soaps, lotions and creams, reflecting its unique characteristics.

How Is Cocoa Butter Different From Normal Butter?

Cocoa butter, derived from the cacao bean, is a vegetable fat widely used in skincare products. Unlike regular dairy butter, which is made from the fat of milk, cocoa butter is not suitable for ingesting. Cocoa butter can only be used for topical application. 

In contrast, normal butter is an animal-derived fat obtained from dairy milk, rich in saturated fats along with water, lactose, and milk proteins. It's known for its creamy texture and is a staple in cooking and baking for its flavour-enhancing properties. While cocoa butter finds extensive use in skincare and cosmetics due to its pleasant scent, normal butter is predominantly used in culinary contexts for its rich flavour and ability to add richness to dishes.

Is Cocoa Butter Vegan?

Cocoa butter is a plant-based fat extracted from the cocoa bean, making it vegan and free from dairy, lactose, and milk proteins. It is primarily composed of saturated and monounsaturated fats, including oleic, stearic, and palmitic acids, and is celebrated for its stable properties and rich, chocolatey aroma. 

Can I Put Cocoa Butter on My Face?

Yes, you can certainly put cocoa butter on your face. Cocoa butter is a popular ingredient in many skincare products, including those designed for facial care. Its rich texture provides helps with the appearance of deep hydration.  

While cocoa butter is generally safe for use on the skin, it's essential to consider your skin type. As with any new skincare product, it's advisable to perform a patch test before applying it extensively to your face.  

Can You Use Cocoa Butter Directly on Skin?

Yes, you can use cocoa butter directly on your skin. Cocoa butter, when applied topically, melts at body temperature and absorbs into the skin, allowing for easy and smooth application. This makes it especially beneficial for dry or chapped areas, offering the appearance of a smooth and soft feel to the skin.

Is Cocoa Butter Good for Wrinkles?

For those looking to tackle wrinkles, first know that it's a long-term game that will require more than just one solution. It's beneficial to use cocoa butter in conjunction with other skincare products and practices known to support skin health to tackle signs of aging. As with any skincare product, results can be subjective, and what works well for one person may not have the same effect for another.

Where Can I Buy Cocoa Butter?

At N-Essentials, of course. Find high-quality organic cocoa butter with us as a base for your next homemade cream or lotion. We even offer larger quantities for those looking to make them in batches. Explore the website today and find all your essentials. Get in touch with us today if you have any questions about your order. 

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29 Reviews

  • 5
    Very good

    Published by Dawn Organics on 10th Jun 2020

    One of the best organic unrefined cocoa butter i've used. Excellent in cold process soaps and lip / body balms. Beautiful chocolate aroma and skin healing benefits. A must have!

  • 5
    Hannah Morcomb

    Published by Hannah Morcomb on 19th Aug 2018

    Quality Product

  • 5

    Published by Shante on 14th Jun 2018

    Brought this 2 times an i love it. Its great with my scrubs an lotions

  • 5

    Published by Nicole on 1st May 2018

    This product smells wonderful! I have used this to make a peppermint foot balm. Still have a bit left so can't wait to use it again.

  • 5
    MIcaella Dela Cruz

    Published by MIcaella Dela Cruz on 17th Mar 2018

    This product smells wonderful~ it gets absorbed so fast when I use it. Along with that it also left my room smelling like chocolate, it's a pleasure to come home to after a long day! WIll definitely repurchase and recommend!

  • 5

    Published by Karishma on 12th Mar 2018

    Seriously, this butter is amazing! I'm definitely purchasing more again!

  • 5
    Kulwant Kaur

    Published by Kulwant Kaur on 6th Feb 2018

    I love this organic and unrefined butter. Best quality and price as well. Will buy it again. I am also so happy with great customer service.

  • 5

    Published by Karen on 15th Dec 2017

    Excellent quality cocoa butter, fast shipping, great customer service. All positive!

  • 5
    Kay Thom

    Published by Kay Thom on 1st Dec 2017

    Love this product. Easy to use and a really great price. I will be visiting this site way more than I should in the future. Love how easy it is to search for things I need.

  • 5

    Published by Georgia on 7th Nov 2017

    A beautiful quality product which is easy to use. A great addition to my chocolate body products!

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