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Organic Virgin Shea Butter (Unrefined) 250g
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For every purchase of our Organic Virgin Shea Butter we donate 25p to Women’s Enterprise Groups and the funds support TREE AID’s Women’s Enterprise Projects in Ghana, teaching women how to make shea butter and sell it for a good price in their local markets. Being part of a TREE AID project is providing women with the income and ability to give their children access to vital education and opportunities for their future, so we are proud to be a dedicated partner and help to make a difference to their lives.
Nutritious as well as replenishing, our premium grade of luxurious creamy organic unrefined Shea butter is superbly moisturising and healing for the skin. Organic Shea Butter is rich in Oleic, Stearic and Linoleic acids that help protect, nourish and keep the skin beautifully soft and moisturised. It is also rich in essential vitamins A, E and F. Vitamin F protects the skin, particularly from the suns harmful UV rays. It helps promote youthful skin, reduce fine lines and dryness. Vitamins A and E help maintain overall health of the skin and hair as well as nourish the skin and maintain blemish free skin. It almost works as a cleanser, with its cleansing abilities it penetrates the pores and expels clogged dirt and oil accumulation allowing the skin to breathe. Shea Butter benefits also include wound-healing (anti-bacterial) properties to heal skin problems in a healthy, soothing way.
Our Shea Butter is sourced from from a Women's Co-Operative Scheme in Ghana and made in the traditional method. Being in such a natural state, occasionally fine remnants of shea nut fibre may be visible in the butter, but this is very normal for a natural unrefined butter.
Please note: this product has its own natural unique smell.
Organic Unrefined RAW Butyrospermum parkii (Shea Butter).
Origin Ghana. Handpicked and made by The Yumzaa Women Association.
Our Organic Shea Butter is sourced from the Yumzaa Women Association cooperative in the Northern part of Ghana in a town called Tanpi in Tamale. They are a member of the NBSSI (National Board of Small Scale Industries) back by the government.
What is the consistency and scent of Fushi’s Organic Virgin Shea Butter (unrefined)?
Our Shea Butter is sourced from Ghana and being in such a natural state, occasionally fine remnants of Shea nut fibre may be visible in the butter, but this is very normal for a natural unrefined butter. Fushi’s Organic Shea butter has its own unique natural smell, due to the butter being unrefined and natural. Shea butters has a naturally earthy smell, and a light nutty scent. However, the scent may differ slightly between batches.
Where is Fushi’s Organic Shea Butter sourced from?
The origin of Fushi’s Organic Shea Butter is Ghana. This shea nuts are handpicked and made by The Yumzaa Women Association. Our Shea Butter is sourced from the Yumzaa Women Association cooperative in the Northern part of Ghana in a town called Tanpi in Tamale. They are a member of the NBSSI (National Board of Small Scale Industries) backed by the government.
Can I use Organic Shea Butter to remove my makeup?
Yes, Organic Shea butter is an excellent make up remover as it acts as a cleanser almost. With these cleansing abilities, it penetrates pores, and expels clogged dirt and oil, leaving the skin able to breathe.
Why is Organic Shea Butter beneficial for acne prone skin?
Organic Shea Butter is 0 on the comedogenic scale which meaning that it doesn’t interfere with pores and block them. Shea butter is so good for acne as it is anti-inflammatory and has anti-bacterial properties. If using Shea butter for this purpose, it is important to choose an unrefined Shea butter, as added fragrances and chemical additives may be harmful for the skin.
What is the history of the Shea tree?
Shea butter comes from the kernel of the Shea tree fruit which grows wild in equatorial regions of central Africa. The Shea tree begins bearing fruit after 10-15 years. It matures at around 20 years when it is in full fruit production. Shea trees live up to 200 years and grow up to 15 metres.
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