Cleopatra’s love for Shea butter is perhaps the earliest known historical reference to the usage of a beauty product. This terrific moisturizer brought a hefty price in the barter economy of her time. Even though it came from the another corner of the continent she came to rely on it in the arid climate of ancient Egypt to help keep her skin moist and youthful. It was a regal commodity that was stored in the highest quality clay pots for maximum protection.
Jump forward over two thousand years later and the term Shea butter is now a big piece of the multi-billion dollar beauty industry. I mention Shea as a term because it is more greatly marketed than actually represented in the contents of many products. A shampoo might say “Real Shea Butter” but when the reader flips to the list they may find Shea a good half way down the ingredients wedged between two chemicals that are difficult to pronounce. Shea on its own presents the customer with adequate moisture by itself and a lot of the ingredients are added as a way to It cut costs.
Shea butter is rich in fatty acids with help moisten and replenish dry skin. It also contains anti-inflammatory nutrients which can help reduce redness and swelling in areas like the face and arms. The Shea tree itself uses this butter to store what it needs to survive harsh conditions and many of the reasons this mixture is created can be applicable to humans as well.
The anti-aging qualities of Shea Butter are virtually unsurpassed by any substance in the natural world. Shea butter has high levels of oleic, linoleic and stearic acids which all help fight oxidative stress This stress is the daily effect of toxins on the skin. this Shea response helps your skin have a healthy turnover of new cells. Shea Butter even provides protection from the suns UV rays. A lot of reputable sites list Shea butter of having a UV protection rating of between five and ten.
Our Shea butter is sourced from Western Africa, Ghana, and is kept 100% in its natural state with no additives or additional processing. Feel free to try a jar and tell us what you think in the comment section below. This product comes with a 100% no questions asked money back guarantee. Start feeling the natural moisturizing effects of Organic Shea Butter today. It is a major ingredient in all of our lip balms.