Kukui Nut Butter

What is Kukui Nut Butter?

Kukui Nut Butter is an ingredient derived from the seeds of the Kukui Nut Tree (Aleurites moluccanus), which is native to Hawaii. The butter is obtained by cold-pressing the seeds of the tree and is known for its rich, emollient properties.

Where is Kukui Nut Butter from?

Kukui Nut Butter is originally from Hawaii. It is an important traditional ingredient in Hawaiian culture, used for both medicinal and cosmetic purposes.

Where is Kukui Nut Butter used?

Kukui Nut Butter is commonly used in skin and hair care products as an emollient and moisturizer. It is also used in some sunscreens and lip balms.

What are the benefits of Kukui Nut Butter?


Kukui Nut Butter is an excellent natural moisturizer, providing deep hydration for dry, cracked skin and hair.


Kukui Nut Butter contains linoleic and linolenic acids, which have anti-inflammatory properties, making it beneficial for soothing irritated skin and reducing redness.


Kukui Nut Butter is non-comedogenic, meaning it won't clog pores and can be used on all skin types.

UV Protection:

Kukui Nut Butter has been shown to provide some protection against UV radiation, making it a good addition to sunscreens and other products intended to protect the skin from the sun.

Is Kukui Nut Butter safe to use?

Yes, Kukui Nut Butter is considered safe to use in cosmetics and personal care products. It is generally well-tolerated by most people and does not commonly cause allergic reactions. However, as with any new product, it is always recommended to do a patch test before using it all over the face or body.