WHO AM I?
Processing method of cocoa absolute: organic extraction (hexane free)
Part of the plant: seeds (beans)
Odor : sweet, warm (MIDDLE to BASE NOTE)
Native to Mexico and domesticated more than 3,000 years ago, the cocoa tree is an evergreen tree, measuring between 10 and 15 m tall in the wild. The other name of the bear fruit is “pods”. They are elongated berries, the size of which varies between 15 and 20 cm.
Cocoa absolute is extracted from the cocoa bean by solvent extraction, originating in China and extracted in France, although now grown all over the world such as Africa, Brazil and Guatemala and many other countries. The cocoa absolute is very thick, dark brown in colour and has a beautiful aromatic richness of dark chocolate. It must be heated before use.
What is an absolute ?
PROPERTIES OF COCOA ABSOLUTE
Cocoa has valuable antioxidant properties and for helping slow circulation, as well as for rejuvenating and softening the skin.
Its content of flavonoids helps to fight stress and tension and also has an excellent aromatic for uplifting the spirit
Nourishing and softening
Regenerating, protective (preserves premature ageing)
Restores radiance and flexibility
USAGE OF COCOA ABSOLUTE
Soluble in alcohols and fixed oils
Insoluble in water
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INDICATIONS OF COCOA ABSOLUTE
As an ingredient in the formulation of your cosmetic preparations: you can directly incorporate cocoa absolute at the end of the formula.
For example, in your cosmetic preparations (soaps, bath bombs, lotions, body care, lip balm…): up to 0.2% to 2.0%
The cacao is widely used to make perfumes due to its unique aroma
In addition, you can find the cacao in famous brands: Pure Poison Elixir (Dior) / United Colors of Benetton Woman (Benetton)
Mixes well with bergamot, orange, coffee or vanilla
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- Not advised during the first 3 months of pregnancy and also in small children
- Skin irritative
- Do not use purely on the skin, consequently make a substantial dilution in vegetable oil. As a rule, test the product by applying a little in the crook of your elbow or on your wrist before using it, at least 48 hours prior to use.
- Use a maximum dilution of 2% in cosmetics
- Avoid eye and also mucous membrane contact.
- Do not ingest, exclusively for dermal use
- Keep out of reach of children.
No allergen – Can contain a small amount of caffeine
- Keep in the original bottle
- Store away from air and light, at a temperature below 25C
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