Shea butter is the vegetable fat from the nut of the shea tree (Vitellaria paradoxa) hailing from western Africa. Its use as a skin moisturizer and hair treatment has been recorded for thousands of years.
Shea butter provides excellent skin benefits including hydration and protection from moisture loss caused by wind and sun. It affords natural UV protection, in the range of 3-6 SPF. Shea butter is found to be anti-inflammatory and to reduce chemical irritation.
It provides the skin with essential fatty acids, helps to boost collagen production and is rich in vitamins A, E and F. Shea butter has natural abilities to take out free radicals, inflammation, soften skin and reduce wrinkles.
- The Shea butter used in Divine Chocolate Body Butter is certified organic, expeller pressed and unrefined. No chemicals were used to aid in it's extraction.
- Shea butter has a shelf life of 1-2 years.
- It originates from the country of Ghana.