Common Name - Shea Butter or Shea Nut Butter
Botanical Name - Butyrospermum parkii
Shea Nut Butter is an ivory white coloured fat extracted from the fruit of the shea tree, which is a slow growing evergreen tree native to Africa.
It is a yellow buttery colour with a rich creamy aroma. It is has wonderful protecting & moisturising properties is very softening to the skin, plus it also offers a slight SPF protection making it an ideal ingredient for sun care skin care products.
Shea Butter is highly valued for its moisturizing and emollient action on both skin and hair.
Our Shea Butter has been refined to remove impurities, as this generally makes it better tolerated by those with sensitive skins. Unrefined Shea Butter can contain impurities that may cause reactions for some with sensitive skin.
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
If you are looking for a larger size of Shea Butter that is not listed here, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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