Origin: Shea butter is made by cold-pressing shea nuts. It is then further refined using hexane and citric acid.
Also Known As: Butyrospermum parkii butter
Overview: Shea butter is a plant fat derived from Butyrospermum parkii. It contains allantoin, vitamin A and E, and cinnamic and unsaponifiable lipids including stearic and oleic acids. It is a potent moisturizer and emollient that protects the skin against environmental stressors. It also reduces skin irritation and improves the appearance of aging skin.
- Sun care
- After sun products
- Facial moisturizers
- Body butter
Ideal Concentration Level in Products: 3% to 100%