Mango butter is pressed from the mango seeds. Appearance: is soft solid white butter. Texture: Rich, creamy, and a soft solid. Scent: Nothing too noticeable. Absorbs: Fairly fast with a dry finish. Solubility : Oil Common Uses: Cold & Hot Process Soap. Lotion. Lip Balm. After Sun Skin Care. Facial Skin Care. Hair Conditioner. Hand & Body Care. Mixologist formulate with mango butter because It gives a wonderful dry finish to anything you use it in, making it awesome in body butters and other 100% oil based creations. Counters the drying effects of bar soaps and cleansers. Melting Point36°C / 98°F Cold & Hot Process Soapmaking Saponification Information: SAP NaOH .136, SAP KOH .191 If you like butters, but don’t like the greasy finish something like shea butter, you need mango butter. It’s amazing. Refined Strengths: It has a fantastic dry feel that helps oil based things feel less greasy. Weaknesses: It’s one of the pricier butters. Alternatives & Substitutions: Cupuacu butter and shea butter are similar in terms of melting point and texture, but they are much slower to absorb—especially the shea butter. How to Work with It: It’s great in pretty much anything, though I love it in soap making, creams, moisturizers, body butters, balms, and salves. Short Term Storage: Air tight container. Dark location. Cool room temperature. Long Term Storage: Removing air from storage container will delay oxidation and rancidity (may need to place in a smaller container). Refrigeration can extend shelf life. Best Used By: One year from date of purchase. Shelf Life Once Used: One year from manufacturing date. Tips, Tricks, and QuirksTry replacing shea butter with mango butter in recipes you find to be too greasy.