Shea Butter Refined Certified Organic ACO 12456

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100% Pure 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.

Unlike many Shea Butters that are solvent extracted, AWO's Shea Butter is cold pressed using a traditional hand extraction method. It has then been refined to remove the odour, whilst retaining its properties. It is not melted down when packaging, it is carved straight from the block, avoiding any unnecessary heating.

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 %

* This product is Certified Organic by ACO (Australian Certified Organic)
  Certification #12456

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  • 5
    High quality product

    Posted by Annabel S on 12th Feb 2020

    I will repurchase this again. I make my own body lotion just for my own usage and its amazing. Soft and easily glides on your skin. Thanks AWO

  • 5
    Shea butter

    Posted by Julie mason on 18th Oct 2019

    Beautiful product made my own essential oils body cream. My skin zapped it up. Very happy.

  • 4
    Shea Butter

    Posted by Netty on 26th Aug 2019


  • 5
    One of the best

    Posted by Benita Omewu on 24th Jul 2019

    Very moisturising. We love it

  • 5

    Posted by Unknown on 10th May 2019

    first time purchase and made some shea butter salve for my mother suffering from eczema and it worked like a charm! Will definitely repurchase

  • 5
    Great product

    Posted by Bec on 30th Apr 2019

    This product was of exceptional quality. A fantastic carrier for use in massage etc. Thanks AWO

  • 4
    Good product!

    Posted by Sacha Kennedy on 28th Dec 2018

    I have purchased this product twice to make my own body butter. It mixes well and feels great. Only issue is that it goes a little grainy depending on what oils I mix it with, but otherwise it’s a top quality product and I will continue to buy. Love that it’s organic too!

  • 5
    Great for sensitive skin

    Posted by Unknown on 28th Aug 2018

    Happy with the quality of the butter and the fact that product description was very informative.I love organic ingredients.

  • 5
    Amazing product

    Posted by Jyotika Prasad on 28th Jun 2018

    This is my first purchase with AWO . Was impressed how quickly my Shea butter was sent and the quality is amazing. Will be making more purchases in the near future,