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The Jan Dekker portfolio offers a variety of oils and butters.
We carefully chose them according to our values and in accordance with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

This is the story of our Brazilian oils and butters. Due to its wealthy biodiversity, Brazil offers many rich ingredients. 

Brazilian oils and butters 

We work with communities to improve lives of families so they can live a rural life. Our actions are also helpful towards women empowerment and against deforestation. Our large Brazilian range goes from acai oil, andiroba oil, babassu oil, buriti oil, copaiba balm and oil, cupuacu butter, murumuru butter, pracaxi oil and ucuuba butter.


Oils & butters for different properties

Acai oil
: from the fruit pulp of acai a superfruit. Rich in antioxidants, protective properties against aggressive chemicals 

Andiroba oil: remedy used in the Amazon area due to a wide range of biological activities, anti-inflammatory properties due to its unique limonoids, also used as an insect-repellent 

Babassu oil: sustainably sourced, giving rise to women empowerment and it’s an important source of income for communities. The communities also work against deforestation. The oil itself plays a protective role in hair care and has anti-inflammatory properties in general, relevant for conscious beauty formulations 

Buriti oil: oil from a fruit of a local keystone species, called the tree of life – high content of carotenoids, anti-inflammatory properties 

Copaiba balm: obtained from tree trunks in a non-damaging way to the tree, offers anti-inflammatory properties, antioxidant and health benefits in general 


Cupuacu butter: butter from a superfruit, used for centuries by indigenous people. It melts readily on body contact and provides an impressive hydration power. It focuses on rejuvenating and offers a beneficial composition

Murumuru butter: provides skin softness and moisturisation, and offers a dry and surprisingly matte finish. It also improves hair manageability

Pracaxi oil: thanks to its high levels of long chain fatty acids, it acts as a protective function on the skin but has also an interesting use in hair care, and finally brings a superb skin feel 

Ucuuba butter: has a dry touch and brings a velvety feel. It can be used as a skin and hair protectant, and offers tissue regeneration.


Our stories to share  

Are you interested into these ingredients and their stories behind? We can share more with you of our positive contribution and ethical sourcing in our industry. 

It’s important for us to take initiatives in order to support local communities.
If you also value the story of our oils and butters, fill in the below contact form and we will send you more information. 

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