Everyone loves smooth looking and beautiful skin. You know – skin that is clear and free of blemishes. That’s exactly why many African American households have a jar of Shea Butter stored somewhere in the medicine cabinet.
What exactly is Shea Butter? Shea butter is derived from the nut of the Karite tree, which grows throughout West Africa. African Shea butter has been utilized for centuries for its amazing ability to renew, repair and protect the skin. The name Karite means the Tree of Life, due to the many important uses that Shea butter provides for the people of that region.
Shea butter is unique because of its high content of non-saponifiable fats which act as a natural skin moisturizer. Shea butter moisturizes skin with all the essential elements it needs for balance, elasticity and tone.
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