The Ultimate Natural Beauty Regimen
PART 1 – SHEA BUTTER
Beauty trends are increasingly returning to organic and natural products, which applied in their unrefined, raw state are most effective. Our Great Grandmothers, Aunties and Uncles knew about these home remedies all along and now, the word is out! Age old beauty “secrets”, are definitely making a come back with no signs of slowing down or stopping and African beauty products are no exception.
Shea butter is a popular West and Central African product. Extracted from Shea Tree Nuts, it has high concentration of fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin. It also has anti-inflammatory and healing properties and when applied on your body, especially your face, can condition, tone, and soothe your skin. With a combination of oleic, linoleic, and stearic acids, shea butter is an effective ingredient to combat oxidative stress which is the effect the environmental toxins have on your skin cells.
Your skin will have a healthy turnover of new cells, with more structure and tightness. Rich in vitamin E, shea butter also helps protect your skin from the UV rays of the sun. Shea butter is a proven moisturizer for your skin. Soothing, anti-aging with healing properties, your skin will appear smoother and younger.
Our partner, Afi, sources only the best quality products for her customers. Her product, Nature’s Shea 100% Organic Shea Butter, “is truly an unadulterated, pure, organic and straight from Northern Ghana. It’s packed additionally with love and blessings” she says and we wholly agree. Raw and unrefined shea butter from Africa to the world!
Written by Samuna T. Wreh