Soap Ingredient Showcase: Cocoa Butter

A common ingredient in most soap recipes is lovely cocoa butter. Cocoa butter is a hard vegetable fat that have a chocolate-y aroma that is extracted from the cocoa bean. So why is it that cocoa butter is used in so many soaps?

Cocoa butter is your skin’s best friend. It’s properties make an excellent moisturizer to skin. It makes a fine ingredient in not only soaps, but in body butters, facial creams, foot creams, and lip balms to moisturize dry, damaged skin quickly. That’s what makes it a great addition to many soap recipes. For a full article on the wonders of cocoa butter, click here:: Sunday Night Spotlight: Cocoa Butter

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