West African Shea Butter

West African Shea butter actually grows on the savannah in several countries throughout that region.  It is not grown in crops, but rather is found on the Karite or Shea tree in the wild.  Amazingly, it can take 20 years for this tree to produce anything.  When it reaches about 45 years, the tree is […]

Exploring the Various Shea Butter Properties

The most commonly known use for Shea butter is to treat severely dry skin.  In addition, Shea butter is good as an anti-inflammatory and may help to treat acne, rashes, and other skin problems.  Due to the many beneficial Shea butter properties, however, Shea butter isn’t just ideal for use as a moisturizer and as […]