Pure Shea Butter
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This luxurious, creamy pure body butter from HelemaalShea contains only one ingredient: unrefined raw Shea butter. The butter has a specific nutty scent and an airy, creamy and luxurious texture. The body butter is suitable for very dry skin.
The Shea Butter is also very suitable as a hair mask. Shea butter is a natural conditioner, it improves the hair structure, moisturizes and stimulates hair growth and is especially effective for a dry scalp.
Raw shea butter is a natural fat extracted from the nuts of the shea tree, also known as the Karite tree, a typical African Savannah tree. Shea Butter contains fatty acids such as oleic, stearic, linoleic, linolenic, behenic, cinnamic and palmitic acids. The unique fatty acid profile of this Shea Butter combined with the high content of non-saponifiable fats gives this Shea Butter a very soothing effect, especially for very dry skin. Shea is also known for its positive contribution to the elasticity of the skin. It is rich in vitamin F, known for its regenerative effect on the skin.How to use
The body does not contain any added water, making this product as pure and undiluted as can be. Take some shea butter from the tin with a spatula and let it melt between your fingers before applying to the skin. Application is easier with warm hands.
Apply a bit of the butter to dry hair. Start at the roots and work your way to the ends. Massage in well, comb through and let it sit for ten minutes or all night. Wash your hair normally to wash it out. Use as often as necessary depending on your hair type. Can also be used as a conditioner, use a little after washing, let it soak in and rinse.
For extra dry and frizzy hair, apply a small amount (really just a tiny bit) to clean hair before styling.Beat the Microbead - Microplastics
HelemaalShea's pure shea butter has the 'Look for the Zero - Zero Plastic Inside' logo from Beat the Microbead.
There is a plastic liner inside the recyclable aluminium lid which makes the tin leak proof and air tight. This also helps to preserve the product longer. We recommend reusing the tins as much as you can and if you do throw them away, recycle the plastic liner separately.