This Organic UnRefined Shea butter comes from the nut of the karite shea tree that is indigenous to Africa. Raw shea butter contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and E, as well as essential fatty acids. It has a creamy color and a very distinct smell. It has been used for centuries for its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory and anti aging properties.
Shea butter has the ability to soothe, hydrate and balance your skin. It is used as a moisturizer for dry skin and eczema, as a dry scalp treatment, for chapped lips and to help soften cracked dry skin on heels, elbows and knees. Raw shea butter maintains its therapeutic qualities and will keep your skin moist and supple, whereas refined, processed shea butter loses almost all of its healing properties.
Our organic unrefined shea butter is crafted from shea nuts grown in Tamale, Ghana. Shea butter is popular in the natural body care and cosmetic industry and has been used for centuries in Africa for its moisturizing properties.
Shea butter contains vitamins A and E as well as essential fatty acids and other vitamins and minerals. Shea butter is an intense moisturizer for rough skin. Due to its emollient properties, it is a perfect ingredient to include in your body care recipes and skin care regime. It is also wonderful to use in the summer as a moisturizer before and after sun exposure.