Pure Shea Butter
Urban Africa Pure Shea Butter is obtained from Shea nuts of the Karite tree (the tree of life).
This tree is only grown in the savannas of West Africa. The first fruits only come after 15 years.
Urban Africa Pure Shea Butter is handmade in a traditional way by rural women from Ghana. This method is very labor intensive. The Shea nuts are sun-dried, roasted, ground and cooked.
Shea Butter has many therapeutic and medicinal properties, the most important being: - Vitamin E, is an antioxidant that protects the skin, retains moisture, making it soft and supple and stimulates the blood circulation of the skin. It helps to prevent hair loss and improve the condition of the hair. - Vitamin A, stimulates cell division (anti-aging), restores wounds, improves the skin, stimulates the production of collagen and elastin fibers, reduces coarse pores and acne outbreak and promotes blood circulation.
Vitamin A also ensures sebum production, good for dry hair and also promotes cell building of the hair. - Allantoin, promotes the healing process of the skin. Allantoin is also a natural protein for the hair which ensures strong and healthy hair. Urban Africa Pure Shea Butter provides a brilliant shine and leaves the hair feeling soft and moisturized. Prolonged use nourishes, hydrates, strengthens the hair and ensures vitality of dry hair. Soothes a dry and irritated scalp. Hair types:
Suitable for curly & frizzy hair (especially for dry and damaged hair, dry hair tips). Use: Hairs: Put a quantity of Urban Africa Pure Shea Butter in your palm. Rub hands together until the Butter is smooth and apply it from the scalp on damp hair. Urban Africa Pure Shea Butter is unrefined, produced with love and pride in Ghana by small-scale rural farmers.
Unrefined Shea Butter offers a long shelf life of 18 to 24 months if stored properly in a cool dry room