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The fatty acids in shea make it nature's gift to our skin. It moisturizes but doesn't leave your skin greasy because of its linoleic and oleic acid, allowing it to be easily absorbed by the skin. It has anti-inflammatory properties and can help heal the skin of dryness, or weathering. And the vitamin E and A content help fight free radicals.
About the plant
Shea trees are native to West Africa, where most of the shea butter in the world comes from. It has a long history and cultural importance and is locally known as Karite butter or "women's gold". The seed of the tree is where the butter comes from and is primarily produced by women.
Fatty acids, oleic acid, stearic acid, linoleic acid, palmitic aid, linolenic acid, vitamin E, Vitamin A, minerals and Phenolic antioxidants
Sourced from a women's cooperative in Burkina Faso that supports the livelihood and far prices for women and families since 2012. The women are part of the initiative to improve well-being, reduce poverty, create access to education, which has its challenges in Burkina Faso.
Vitellaria paradoxa, formally Butyrospermum Parkii
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