Ingredients: 100% pure cold pressed shea butter.
INCI: butyrospermum parkii butter.
Shea butter is obtained from wild tropical Shea butter tree by using method of cold pressing selected raw materials with following refining. Shea butter tree is grown in the Sudan, Western Africa (Ghana, Nigeria, Mali).
In almost every historical chronicles described Africa epoch, preceded to 19th century, is mentioned shea butter. Even in time of the reign Cleopatra in Egypt for precious shea oil was equipped caravans with crocks in which oil was carried and stored. Shea butter is used on African continent during many centuries. It is the base of African pharmacology. They make active massage to newborn children with using of shea oil which prevents their skin in hard climatic conditions, use oil also for healing umbilical cord. Even in 1940 many scientific researches confirmed that people using shea butter practically don’t suffer from skin diseases, and their skin strikingly smooth and elastic. Shea butter perfectly protects skin and hair in a hot African climate. Many soap producers use shea butter oil as a raw material.
Properties: moisturizing, nutritious, soften, anti-inflammatory, antiseptic, decongestant, regenerative, protective.
✓ for protection from aggressive climatic influences and ultraviolet radiation;
✓ to care of mature, fading skin;
✓ for softening, elimination of irritations and fissures on skin;
✓ to care of gentle children skin, natural antiseptic;
✓ to care of injured, sensitive skin;
✓ as decongestant and anti-inflammatory remedy in tensions and pains in joints.
Methods of external application
Shea butter can be used in pure form, composed in blends with other oils, as base oil for making compositions with natural essential oils, for enrichment with natural oil ready cosmetic preparations: creams, masks, shampoos, balsams. It is used for applications, bandages, smearings, preparing massage and cosmetic blends.
Before use it is needed to place bottle with oil for few minutes in warm water at 40-50 °C, while oil becomes liquid.
Apply few drops of oil on fingertips and with a gentle massage motions rub in skin.
Oil for dry hands skin
Blend 1 teaspoon of shea butter oil, 1 teaspoon of castor oil, 1 teaspoon of walnut oil. Warm blend on water bath and rub in hands and fingers massaging them. Remove rest with tissue.
Tonicizing and nourishing mask for dry skin
Mix in equal parts egg yolk and powder of lemon peel, grind well and leave in closed vessel for 15 minutes. Then add to the blend 1 teaspoon of walnut oil, 1 teaspoon of shea butter, stir to formation of emulsion. Apply a thick layer of emulsion on a skin and leave until drying. Then remove mask and make cold compress.
100 ml of shea butter oil, 100 g of honey, 1g of salicylic acid, 1 tablespoon of walnut oil. Apply on clean skin before sleep for 15-20 minutes, wash with warm water. Store this blend in the refrigerator.