Unrefined Kpangnan Butter
PRODUCED BY the 3CAYG BENIN Queens
Scent: Woody/Earthy (Fresh Batches may have a roasted/nutty smell that will mellow down after time to its true scent)
Color: Pale Yellow-Yellow
Kpangnan Butter is a rare butter that ranks in a league of its own. The butter is extracted from the seeds of the Pentadesma butyracea tree found deep in the tropics of Benin Republic. The tree itself is a rare find which makes this hard to find butter one of a kind. The butter is pure, uncut, and 100% organic. It is processed similar to shea butter but with a fewer processing steps. The butter has a dry like texture, it is not greasy but rubs on the skin like silk.
Palmitic acid 3%
Stearic acid 47%
Oleic acid 47%
Linoleic acid 1%
Arachidic acid .02%
Saponification value, 192.5 mg KOH/g of oil
I learned of this butter after viewing the company's Instagram page and I am quite pleased. Definitely an authentic and high-quality product.
Loved this product!!! I make my own massages lotion and this was the magic touch to change the greasiness I was looking to eliminate. Wahoo!!!!
I was so happy when this butter was added to the selection here. Anyone who uses Kpangnan butter knows this isn’t a widely used butter and isn’t easy to find. I am so impressed with the quality of this butter, It truly does glide like silk. Smells amazing, and worked great in my body butter recipe.
I really thought people were exaggerating when they said this butter was amazing. Now I'm definitely a believer because I'm in love with KPANGNAN BUTTER!! Definitely my new staple to have!! I only bought an 8oz and next time I'm getting 1lb!!
Super moisturizing. Leaves a beautiful almost matte finish with a velvety texture. I have oily skin and use this as a face moisturizer by itself. A lot less oily by the end of the day. Has a nutty smell but dissipates with time. Lookin forward to making a blended body butter with this. My new favorite butter!
Very smooth and the perfect addition to my body cream. Not greasy and melts immediately. Also takes fragrance well.
I have some jaw tension from clenching my teeth in my sleep and this butter relaxes my jaw a lot! I use it at night before Shea butter. Something in it relaxes facial muscles I’m sure of it. This came super fresh, love the silky texture and it really is indescribable you just have to try it! 5 stars.
Fast delivery, product was exactly as advertised. Great service. Thanks
I ordered this butter expecting the scent to be closer to a mild nutty/earthy scent. The scent came across as super strong. It had a very smokey scent and to me smelled exactly like burn't wood as opposed to earthy. Something I was not expecting. The scent eventually goes away after awhile but I did not find it to be a pleasant smell as the previous reviewer did. I think this butter is definitely one that is better for a mix with other butters than on it's own. The texture was as described. It went on very silky and smooth with a nice dry feel. The product and packaging were of good quality, I just could not handle the strong smell. The average rating has nothing to do with quality. It has to do with the smell. Others may find it enjoyable. I did not. I did return it and the seller was great about giving me a refund. I have ordered several other products from 3cayg and have loved all of them. This one just was not for me.