Protecting & moisturising properties & very softening to the skin
Shea Butter has protecting & moisturising properties & is very softening to the skin
Shea Butter contains high concentrations of fatty acids and vitamins making it an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. It also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties.
A highly valued butter for its moisturising and emollient action on both skin and hair. It has a rich creamy aroma and provides both softness and elasticity when added to skin care products.
Its full of nutrients, including vitamin A, which has many healing properties and can aid in treating blemishes, wrinkles, eczema and dermatitis, as well as burns and even stretch marks. In simple terms it helps condition, tone, and soothe the skin.
This Shea Butter – refined to remove impurities, as this generally makes it better tolerated by those with sensitive skins. Unrefined means that it can contain impurities that may cause reactions for some with sensitive skin.
An ivory white coloured fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree, which is a slow growing evergreen tree native to Africa.
Sometimes called ‘Women’s Gold’. As in West Africa, where the raw ingredient is harvested, shea butter primarily an industry for women. Over the years it has enabled women to improve the quality of life for their families and community.
Suitable for: all all skin types
Suitable for vegans: contains no animal ingredients
How to Use
It can be a beneficial addition in a range of skin and body care products including
– creams and lotions, especially for dry skin
– hair products
Botanical Name: Butyrospermum parkii
Colour: Ivory White