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Escentia Shea Butter - Unrefined

100% pure, unrefined shea butter can be used as a body butter for soft, younger-looking skin. Shea Butter’s skin care benefits are numerous, particularly so when applied to dry, dehydrated, or aged skin.

Sizes: 500ml, 1L, 5L, 20L.

INCI: Butyrospermum parkii

    • 100% natural and unrefined
    • Packed with vitamins, minerals, proteins and essential fatty acids
    • Natural antioxidant
    • Fabulous, natural moisturiser for your face, hair and body
    • Helps reduce the signs of ageing
    • Can be used as a body butter for soft, smooth skin
    • Helps reduce stretch marks
    • Can be used help heal cuts, burns and skin rashes
    • Particularly good for cracked, dry skin
    • Shea butter has a limited capacity to absorb ultraviolet radiation and can therefore can be used as a mild sunblock lotion (Factor 6).

      It can also be used to treat other skin problems such as; blemishes, eczema, skin allergies, wrinkles, itching, insect bites, and even frost bite.

      Hair tip: You can use shea butter to reduce frizziness and get your hair to curl the way you want. Just apply a small amount of shea butter to fingertips—press your fingertips to the butter with moderate pressure to get just enough to feel tacky. Then rub fingertips on unruly hair. You can then restyle with a blow drier and brush. The heat from the dryer melts the shea butter, the brush spreads it evenly through your hair, and the hair curls the way you style it.

    Shea butter contains various fatty acids which each have a specific temperature range where they melt and solidify. When the butter is melted and heat is unevenly distributed some fatty acids may solidify quicker than others, resulting in a grainy texture. Sometimes these grains take days, weeks or even months to appear. There is nothing wrong with the butter if it is grainy, but most prefer a smooth, buttery texture.

    To prevent graininess and grain formation you will need to make sure that heat is evenly distributed during the cool down process. This is best achieved by constantly stirring the melted butter during cool down. Unfortunately simply pouring melted shea butter into jars and leaving to cool at room temperature without evenly distributing the heat will likely result in grains. So rather gently stir your melted butter while it cools for best results.

    This natural product is for external use only. Please exercise caution and do not ingest or take internally. Store away from children, animals, sunlight and heat. If pregnant or breastfeeding, please consult with your medical care-giver before use.

Customer Reviews

Based on 20 reviews
Tes B.

Fabulous butter for face and body.
Easily absorbed and works great in conjuction with other products such as serums or essential oils and hyaluronic acid.

Shea-ly the best

This is the foundation of a gorgeous bath bomb and also for silky skin- such a versatile product!

Tanya B.
Love my skin

I just love Shea butter on my skin and to combine it with other of my beauty products.

Louise d.B.
Shea butter

Escentia Shea Butter is absolutely beautiful. It really helped with that dreaded winter dry skin. I highly recommend it

Sarah W.

Very versatile product and easy to work with

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