Did You Know?
Shea Butter is a slightly yellow or ivory colored natural fat that is extracted from the nuts of the Shea-Karite tree found in the tropics of Eastern and Western Africa. It is the natural fat content that gives Shea Butter it’s unique healing properties, making it far superior to cocoa butter or other vegetable butters. Shea Butter comes solid at room temperature but quickly liquefies at body temperate for easy application to the skin and scalp.
How can Shea Butter benefit me?
Shea Butter provides relief from dry skin and many minor dermatological diseases. It has been clinically shown to provide other benefits as well.
Here are a few benefits using Shea Butter:
Daily skin moisturizer (face and body) * Relieves dry skin and scalp while relieving itchiness due to dryness * Relieves skin rash- including diaper rash * Helps with peeling skin after tanning * Removes blemishes and wrinkles * Treats sunburn * Can be used as a shaving cream to reduce razor irritation and razor bumps * Heals small skin wounds * Soften tough skin on feet (especially heels) * Prevents stretch marks during pregnancy * Heals minor burns * Treats Eczema * Provides Sun and wind protection * Evens the skin tone * Reduces blemishes and scarring * Eliminates scalp irritation from dryness or chemical processing * Reduces acne (especially in combination with African Black Soap) * Absorbs quickly without leaving a greasy residue * Helps restore elasticity to skin * Restores luster to hair
How does Shea Butter benefit my skin?
Shea Butter nourishes the skin with Vitamins A, E and F. Vitamins A and E help maintain the skin and keep it clear and healthy. They are particularly helpful for sun-damaged skin and help prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines. Vitamin F acts as a skin protector and rejuvenator; it soothes and softens rough, dry or chapped skin. Shea Butter easily penetrates the skin allowing it to breathe without clogging pores. It is also anti-inflammatory, making it useful in treating rheumatism.
How does Shea Butter benefit my hair?
Shea Butter provides moisture to dry or damaged hair by repairing and protecting it against weather damage, dryness and brittleness. It also absorbs quickly and completely into the scalp to rehydrate it without clogging pores. It is particularly beneficial for hair that’s been processed and heat-treated.
African traditional black soap is one of the most beneficial yet unheard of soaps you will ever find. It is made from dried plantain skins, palm leaves, cocoa pod powder and kernel oil for an all-natural cleansing process. Plantain skins are largely what make this soap so effective; it is a natural source of vitamins A, E and Iron.
African black soap has an organic shape with a soft delicate texture and a natural earthly smell. It is not oily and can be used on hands, face, body and hair.