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  • Shea Butter Lip Balm

    Posted by marek.barnas on September 7, 2018 at 9:38 pm

    I have a lip balm that we make and at first it was fine but then found small crystals forming in the balm after a few weeks, the balm has a high content of shea butter, realising it was the shea that was causing the crystals we started to using a HMP shea. The crystals have now gone but the balm is much harder. And I am not sure how to make it softer. 

    marek.barnas replied 4 years, 8 months ago 3 Members · 4 Replies
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  • Belassi

    September 7, 2018 at 11:19 pm

    HMP Shea? What is that? Shea from Her Majesty’s Prison?

  • marek.barnas

    September 8, 2018 at 7:06 am

    High melting point shea butter

  • Microformulation

    Professional Chemist / Formulator
    September 8, 2018 at 12:30 pm

    @Belassi And processed by inmates in Her Majesty’s Prison! :D :D :D

  • marek.barnas

    September 9, 2018 at 8:38 am

    Please don’t make any comments if you can’t / don’t want to help ok?