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Shea Butter Refined - Certified Organic*
Shea Butter is obtained from the Shea-Karite Tree (or Shea Tree) which is native to West Africa, and has been used in African skin & hair care for generations. It is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F, and is said to offer a mild sun protection factor (approximately SPF 6). It is solid at room temperature but softens when warmed and on contact with skin.
Shea Butter is rich in fats, making it a fantastic moisturiser for dry and ageing skin, and is commonly used for the treatment of various skin conditions such as dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and blemishes. It is also useful in helping to reduce the appearance of scars, hives, rashes, fine lines and wrinkles, whilst strengthening, protecting and regenerating the skin. Experiments show that it also possesses anti-inflammatory properties.
Shea butter can be used on its own directly on the skin, but is also commonly used in skin care products. As an industry favourite, it is used in a variety of applications ranging from Lip balms, Body masks, Creams, Lotions, Body butters, Hair care products, Liquid and Bar Soaps, Bath oils, Suncare products, Baby products, and the list goes on.
Our Shea Butter has been refined to remove the odour but its properties are still the same. It is not melted down when packaging, it is carved from the block.
Ingredients: Shea (Butyrospermum Parkii) Butter
INCI Name: Butyrospermum Parkii (Vitellaria paradoxa)
Other Names: Karite Butter, African Butter
Method of Extraction: Traditional extraction method by hand (solvent free)
Country of Origin: Ghana
Appearance: Off-White Solid/Semi-Solid Butter
Recommended Usage: Bar Soaps: 3 - 12 % | Lotions & Creams: 2 - 20% | Balms: 5 - 100 %
Karryn thompson (Submitted on 17th Dec 2017)
Love this product. I use it for making skin care products.
aubrey rose (Submitted on 8th Aug 2017)
Made my first batch of whipped body butter with this product and absolutely love it! Skin feels amazing!
firstname.lastname@example.org (Submitted on 25th Jun 2017)
Awesome product, great service & fantastic value for money. Looking forward to shopping here again.
Unknown (Submitted on 22nd May 2017)
my skin feels alot better really helped my dermatitis. Wheeped it with abit of abysinian oil, works wonders for me
Unknown (Submitted on 11th Feb 2017)
happy with product. fast delivery. thanks!
Christina (Submitted on 29th Feb 2016)
Hello to all, I purchased some Shea butter from you last week, never used it before and WOW how good is it, I needed some to make a body butter, the quality is soooo good, I will purchase from you again very soon. Thank you so much.
Unknown (Submitted on 5th Nov 2015)
Great product I'm very happy.
Sue (Submitted on 6th Dec 2014)
This is the best Shea Butter I have used. Silky and smooth. Packaged perfectly.
I received my order in record time. I will definitely be ordering again.
Angela (Submitted on 4th Dec 2014)
I was very happy with the Shea Butter I received. The packaging was excellent and I was very happy with the quality of the product. As far as the service, I was ecstatic AWO exceeded my expectations. They sent my order out in record time and the delivery was very fast.
Unknown (Submitted on 7th Jul 2014)
I can't stand the smell of normal Shea, so this butter is absolutely perfect. Smells great, looks great, is lovely in colour and works perfectly in everything I've used it in. I've had problems with other Shea butter in the past, so this was a lovely surprise to see it work with me so flawlessly.
Can't beat that it's organic.