Shea butter is derived from the nuts of the shea tree (Vitalleria Paradoxa) . Although from the nut of the tree, and being a butter, there are few if any allergic reactions encountered. The butter is produced by a labor=intensive process of crushing , heating ,drying , boiling and kneading to produce this amazing gift of nature !
Abundant in essential fatty acids and vitamins it has numerous benefits for skin and wellbeing, some of which are :
Looking youthful and great doesn't have to cost an arm or a leg! Unrefined shea butter has all the healing properties straight from nature, unlike refined shea butter which loses much of the beneficial compounds through the refining process.
Store in a cool , dry place , away from direct sunlight. Shea butter has a spf factor of approximately 15 , however best to use in the evenings and leave overnight on skin.