Shea Butter

(Butyrospermum Parkii)

Botany & Composition

Rich in vitamins A & E as well as steaic and oleic acid. The seeds of the shea nut are cold pressed to create shea Butter.

Geography: West Africa.

Historical Uses

Used as a salve and moisturiser since Ancient Egyptian times for skin and hair. Loved for centuries by those with dry, itchy, tight skin. It melts on body contact but solidifies at room temperature.

Stories & Legends

In Africa, through the centuries, it was considered a sacred ingredient, with healing properties. As a result, the wood of the shea tree was used to make caskets for the most prominent leaders of that day.

Found In

Whipped Body Butter, Mineral SPF, Overnight Banish Gel, Resurfacing Mask, Restorative Eye Cream, Rambutan Retinol Alternative Cream