Shea butter is obtained from the seeds of the Karite tree (Butyrospermum parkii) common in several African countries. This soft, pliant 'butter' is expeller pressed from the seeds without the use of chemical solvents. Shea butter is a skin superfood that is naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. It also offers UV protection and provides skin with essential fatty acids and nutrients necessary for collagen production.
Shea butter has a buttery rich consistency that makes it idea for use as a natural eye cream, lip balm, or body butter. Many studies show that it is especially good at penetrating the skin and contains 60% fat, making it highly emollient. Shea butter also delivers anti-inflammatory and anti-aging components right into the skin.
Used in all moisture and massage bars as well as in our soaps and Kanuka Hand Cream.