Alaffia – Pure Unrefined Shea Butter
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Enrich your skin with Alaffia’s 100% natural Shea Butter. Good for all skin types, this shea butter is the natural way for you to enjoy healthy and moisturized skin.
- Animal Cruelty-Free
- Fair Trade
- Parabens and Sulfates free
You’ve guessed it! This fair trade authentic shea butter is made 100% naturally with absolutely no synthetic additives. Alaffia works with women-led co-operatives in Togo, West Africa, who lovingly make this shea butter by hand using traditional methods. The shea butter is left unrefined to maximize protective fatty acids, vitamins, and minerals so that your skin can be intensely nourished. Did you know that shea butter is packed with loads of healthy vitamins and is an excellent all-natural remedy that can benefit your skin and hair in a vast range of ways?
Shea butter’s naturally moisturizing properties are excellent for people with dry or irritated skin and may even help people with eczema! Shea butter has a high content of vitamins A and E, which give it antioxidant properties. Antioxidants protect you from free radicals which damage your skin cells and can lead to premature aging. It has also been found to trigger cytokines and other inflammatory cells, which can reduce inflammation. Shea butter is also anti-fungal and has antibacterial properties, as well as boosting collagen production, cell production and even promoting wound healing.
Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter.
Does Shea Butter Benefit Your Hair?
Shea butter can actually be quite beneficial for hair. It may help in preventing breakages by remoisturizing dry areas of the hair and protecting it from environmental stresses and harsh chemicals. It may also help in preventing dandruff and could reduce the risks of flare-ups.