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COCOA EXFOLIANT

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INCI

THEOBROMA CACAO SHELL POWDER

DESCRIPTION

COCOA EXFOLIANT
Cocoa Exfoliant is a natural exfoliating ingredient manufactured from the shell of cocoa beans, a references of herbs and spices range. Theobroma cacao, also called the cacao tree and the cocoa tree, is a small (4–8 m (13–26 ft) tall) evergreen tree in the family Malvaceae, native to the deep tropical regions of Mesoamerica.

The fruit, called a cacao pod, is ovoid, 15–30 cm (5.9–11.8 in) long and 8–10 cm (3.1–3.9 in) wide, ripening yellow to orange, and weighs about 500 g (1.1 lb) when ripe. The pod contains 20 to 60 seeds, usually called "beans", embedded in a white pulp.

The dried and fully fermented fatty seed of Theobroma cacao, are the main ingredient of chocolate, while the pulp is used in some countries to prepare refreshing juice, smoothies, jelly, and cream. Usually discarded until practices changed in the 21st century, the fermented pulp may be distilled into an alcoholic beverage.

Each seed contains a significant amount of fat (40–50%) as cocoa butter. The fruit's active constituent is the stimulant theobromine, a compound similar to caffeine.

PROPERTIES

  • it's stable in all aqueous formulations
  • the abrasiveness of particles do not change
  • the particles do not bleach and do not colour the product
  • it's easy to maintain in suspension

CHARACTERISTICS

APPEARANCEPOWDER
COLOURBROWN
FRAGRANCECHOCOLATE
NATURALITY INDEX100 %
PARTICLE SIZE2000 / 1000 / 500 / 200 Μ
AQUEOUS GEL STABILITYKEEP ABRASIVENESS AND COLOUR
ABRASIVENESS3.5

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