Shea Butter

Butyrospermum Parkii Butter

Shea Butter is an incredibly effective and versatile ingredient for skin care. It instantly relieves dry areas of skin and is suitable as a treatment for even the most sensitive skin, including atopic skin. Shea Butter is rich in fatty acids, vitamins and antioxidants and that’s why you want to include this ingredient in your skincare. Shea butter both nourishes and moisturizes the skin, now you might think what really is the difference between these two? 

Hydration is about your skin absorbing moisture from the air and products and infusing your cells with water to improve your skin’s ability to absorb moisture and nutrients. 

Moisturizing then again is about trapping and locking in the moisture and that way build your skin’s natural protective barrier. This will prevent any water loss and ensure that your skin remains smooth and soft.

Shea butter nourishes, repairs and protects dry and sensitive skin. Gentle and natural shea butter moisturizes, regenerates skin cells, repairs damage and protects from frost and wind.   Due to its additive-free and remedial properties, it is a recommended skin care product for dry, aging and irritated skin, as well as for allergy sufferers and children. In most cases, it is also suitable for people who are allergic and sensitive to genuine vegetable oils, essential oils and even the most gentle preservatives. Shea butter is an ethical choice African women have used shea butter in their beauty treatments for centuries. It has protected their skin from both the sun and the debilitating effects of the wind.