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Natural Ivory Shea butter. This shea butter is manufactured by women-owned co-operatives in Benin, imported under controlled conditions and stored for purchase in an air conditioned facility. This is the BEST shea butter I've found, and I think you'll agree!

Shea butter is a natural fat extracted from the nuts of the African shea tree, scientifically known as Vitellaria paradoxa or Butyrospermum parkii. It has been used for centuries in Africa for its various benefits and is now popular worldwide for its moisturizing and nourishing properties. The process of obtaining shea butter involves harvesting the shea nuts, drying and crushing them, roasting the kernels, and finally grinding them into a paste.  This paste is then kneaded and boiled to separate the shea butter from the rest of the materials. The resulting butter is ivory or yellowish in color and has a rich, creamy texture.

 

Shea butter is highly regarded for its high content of fatty acids, including oleic acid, stearic acid, and linoleic acid. These fatty acids contribute to its moisturizing, anti-inflammatory, and antioxidant properties. It also contains various vitamins and minerals, such as vitamin E, vitamin A, and cinnamic acid, which further enhance its beneficial effects on the skin and hair. The uses of shea butter are diverse. It is commonly used in skincare products, such as moisturizers, lotions, creams, and soaps, due to its ability to deeply moisturize and nourish the skin. It can help soothe dryness, improve skin elasticity, and reduce the appearance of wrinkles and stretch marks. Shea butter is also used as a natural remedy for various skin conditions like eczema, dermatitis, and psoriasis.In addition to skincare, shea butter is utilized in hair care products like conditioners, shampoos, and styling aids. It can help moisturize the hair, reduce frizz, and promote healthy hair growth.

 

Furthermore, shea butter is employed in the production of cosmetics, lip balms, massage oils, and even certain food products. Overall, shea butter is a versatile and natural ingredient known for its nourishing, moisturizing, and healing properties, making it a popular choice in the beauty and personal care industry.

Ivory Shea Butter - One Pound

SKU: sheaivory
$7.98 Regular Price
$6.78Sale Price
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