“100% PURE NATURAL SHEA BUTTER” creams are all-natural vitamin A creams, derived from the seed of the Shea Tree. Such creams are usually extracted and prepared by cold press methods without the use of chemicals. The African Shea Butter contains high amount of fatty acids with healing properties. It is made from a nut which contains a rich amount of irremovable fatty which is crucial to rejuvenate and moisturize the skin. Its therapeutic properties protect the skin from wind, cold, sun and it helps heal wounds faster.
Shea Butter is only found in the tropics of Africa, though there’s a difference between west and east African Shea Butter. The east African Shea Butter is high in Olien(the liquid part of Shea Butter)making it softer and more fragrant than the west. It is highly valued and has higher absorption rate due to lower saturated fatty acids. For a natural, intense moisturize, east African Shea Butter is a better option.
The 100% pure African Shea Butter is same as raw or unrefined Shea Butter; a product can be made with ultra-refined Shea Butter and still be considered 100% pure as long as no other products are used. In Africa, pure Shea Butter is used as cooking oil as well as a skin treatment. It is very important to identify the real Shea Butter from the refined ones.
Being a natural product, it can vary widely in quantity, appearance and smell. There are many health benefits of Shea Butter, it has
- Healing and antioxidant qualities
- Anti-inflammatory properties.
The unique substances that comprise Shea Butter make it a superior multi-purpose skin care product. You can buy these Aftican shea butter products online from African Fair Trade Society.