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Bitter butter: 4 ingredients that make cocoa butter dangerous

Cocoa butter is a natural fat product which is also known as Theobroma oil or  Theobroma cacao, which is made from cocoa beans that are pale yellow in color. Cocoa butter is mainly used in cosmetics and pharmaceuticals. These products of cocoa butter contain B vitamins, magnesium, calcium, iron and zinc, which are good for […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter Side Effects on Oct 6th, 2010, 2:38 pm by jjones     

Few reasons why you should restrict use of Cocoa Butter

Memories of cocoa butter are always sweet. But cocoa butter has its own kind of bitter memories too, reasons which force people to restrict use of it. There is no chocolate without cocoa butter and cocoa butter has its own medication properties that heals several ailments in many ways. But cocoa lovers all over the […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Butter Side Effects, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 5th, 2010, 12:13 pm by jjones     

For soft, supple skin: How to make cocoa butter at home

Cocoa butter works like magic on the skin. A byproduct of the chocolate making process, cocoa butter is a stable fat that makes the skin soft and supple. It is a trusted skin moisturizer which repairs skin from damages due to extreme weather. Though there are many cocoa butter products in the market, nothing can […]

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Posted in Making Cocoa Butter, Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 5th, 2010, 9:36 am by jjones     

Cocoa Butter Body Bar or CB3: A 6-step formula for glowing skin

A problem free skin is a boon that only a few are blessed with. For people who have skin problems, cocoa butter is a boon. This God-given gift has tremendous magical powers in it. This article will explore the preparation involved in the making of cocoa butter body bars. Nowadays, technology is growing at a […]

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Posted in Making Cocoa Butter, Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 5th, 2010, 8:56 am by jjones     

7 easy steps to make cocoa butter body lotion at home

Beauty brings in confidence and a beautiful skin is the top concern of every woman. Nature is the best mother and no artificial or chemical substance can cure an ailment as much as nature. Chemicals that are harmful damage the tenderness of the skin. Cocoa butter is a natural remedy for many skin disorders and […]

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Posted in Making Cocoa Butter, Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 5th, 2010, 8:38 am by jjones     

Puffs, powders, patches: 4 benefits of cocoa butter lotions for women

“Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux” – Alexander Pope’s ‘The Rape of the Lock’ could not have described the make-up kit of a woman better than this. Make up has become an important part of a woman’s life so much so that almost every other woman (but for a few) wants to groom herself in the […]

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Posted in Skin Care, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 5th, 2010, 8:14 am by jjones     

Cocoa Butter vs Shea Butter: Pros, cons, similarities and differences

There is always a debate on whether cocoa butter is better than shea butter, or if shea butter has an edge over cocoa butter. But both, cocoa butter and shea butter are important ingredients for moisturizing our skin in every possible way. Shea butter is a great natural hair and skin moisturizer, while cocoa butter […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Butter Benefits on Oct 5th, 2010, 6:04 am by jjones     

Taste is a matter of blend: Cocoa butter, the secret behind tasty chocolates

The world’s best chocolates are produced with cocoa butter. Right from the ancient times, cocoa bean has been the major ingredient in chocolates. It is the skill of the chocolatier to unveil the treasures behind the cacao shell and create fine chocolate. Origin of chocolate: In 1615, after the marriage of the French Emperor Louis […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 4th, 2010, 9:17 am by jjones     

Cocoa butter family: Various types of cocoa trees

Similar to coffee beans that have different varieties, there are varied types of cocoa trees that produce the pods holding the cocoa beans. Each of these pods have different characteristics and this determines the flavor and quality of chocolates made using cocoa butter. To understand what quality of cocoa butter makes a difference in chocolate […]

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Posted in Cocoa Butter, Cocoa Butter Benefits on Oct 4th, 2010, 8:37 am by jjones     

Chocolate without cocoa butter: The changing scenario

Chocolate is the all time favorite dish for people of all ages. Can anyone imagine fish living out of water? Just the same is chocolate without cocoa butter. If chocolate is magic to your palate, then part of that magic is yielded by cocoa butter. So, what is indeed the most magical thing about chocolates? […]

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Posted in Chocolate Making, Uses of Cocoa Butter on Oct 4th, 2010, 7:07 am by jjones     

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