/ 0 comments

Shea butter and its thousand virtues (recipe)


 

shea butter virtues recipe

 


The shea tree is a tree endemic to the savannah of central Africa.

This tree is also called ''butter tree'' or ''women's gold''. Shea butter is extracted from its fruit: a fleshy, edible berry containing one or two hard almonds. Each almond contains fat for about half its weight and shea “butter” is extracted from it.

The tree produces its fruit for a period of 100 years .

shea tree

Following growing demand from European and North American countries, several women's cooperatives have been created and this creates a reduction in the arduousness of production operations carried out exclusively by them and fair price management.

Butter with a thousand virtues
The multiplicity of virtues of shea butter has made it a care product used for millennia.

Shea butter is rich in fatty acids (mainly composed of 5 fatty acids), vitamins A, D and E, latex and other beneficial active ingredients. It is especially renowned for its incredible moisturizing power which repairs and nourishes the skin in depth.

Used alone or with essential oils, it is a must for daily care of skin and hair!

butter with a thousand virtues



The benefits of shea butter on the skin

Powerful moisturizer, shea butter is known and sought after for its properties.
It undoubtedly works wonders to soften, soften, regenerate and soothe the skin. Shea butter is also used to soothe redness, dryness and irritation. It can also be used to soothe eczema or psoriasis as is or in synergy with other well-chosen ingredients. It is also recognized for its anti-inflammatory properties and anti-oxidant action.

shea butter recipe hair and skin


The benefits of shea butter for hair

Shea butter is able to restore vitality to dull, damaged, brittle and weakened hair. It is also a very good ally for taming curly or frizzy hair.

Here's a little tip to deeply nourish dry hair:

  • We use pure shea butter or the whipped butter recipe that we melt in our hands.
  • We distribute it from the scalp to the ends and wrap the hair in a warm towel.
  • Just keep it on your head for between 30 minutes and 1 hour.
  • We wash our hair


The benefits of shea butter on hands and feet

Shea butter is also an incomparable asset to fight against cracks in the feet and hands.

A little magic trick for more than dry feet and hands: apply shea butter to your feet before going to bed and put on a pair of cotton stockings or gloves. Repeat as often as necessary!

Shea butter is a true gift from nature for the health and vitality of our skin and hair. It is a sought-after raw material and like all raw materials, it is precious.

The shea butter we choose is organic and fair trade. It guarantees the non-use of chemicals for the growth of the tree and processing as well as good working conditions for the women who work hard to pick and process it.

Ecologically yours,

 

eco loco


0 comments

Leave a comment

Please note, comments need to be approved before they are published.