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Shea Butter (Pressed and Refined)

Native to Africa, Shea trees bear fruit once annually after they are approximately 20 years old. The fruit of the shea tree is also referred to as a nut. Africans have traditionally referred to the trees as Godís gift to Africa because of their long, 300-year lifespan and the rich, highly nourishing butter that they yield.

Natural Sourcing Shea Butter is fully refined. It is a semi-soft, white butter with the mild, characteristic odor of shea butter. Natural Sourcing Shea Butter is 100% natural and is produced from premium quality shea nuts. It is extracted and refined without the use of harsh chemicals.


Natural Sourcing Shea Butter is versatile and is well suited for a wide range of skin, cosmetic and hair care applications. Its composition and unique fatty acid profile gives it the ability to moisturize, soothe and protect even very dry and flaky skin. It promotes healthy hair by nourishing the hair shaft, and it conditions dry or distressed hair.


  • Highly Moisturizing
  • Natural Emollient
  • Quick Absorption
  • Non-Greasy
  • Creamy-White Hue
  • Minimal, Characteristic Scent
  • Fatty Acid Composition:
    • C14:0 Myristic Acid: 1.0% Max
    • C16:0 Palmitic Acid: 3.0-8.0%
    • C18:0 Stearic Acid: 36.0-50.0%
    • C18:1 Oleic Acid (Omega-9): 40.0-50.0%
    • C18:2 Linoleic Acid (Omega-6): 4.0-8.0%
    • C18:3 Linolenic Acid (Omega-3): 1.0% Max
    • C20:0 Arachidic Acid: 2.0% Max
    • C20:1 Eicosenoic Acid: 1.0% Max
    • C22:0 Behenic Acid: 1.0% Max
    • C24:0 Lignoceric Acid: 1.0 Max

Shea Butter is Perfectly Suited for the Following Personal Care Applications:

  • Skin Care
  • Hair Care
  • Nail Care
  • Lip Care
  • Cosmetics
  • Baby Care
  • Massage
  • Soap
  • Aromatherapy

Recommended Usage: 1-100%

Shea  Butter  (Pressed and Refined)

INCI Nomenclature:

Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Fruit

Shelf Life:

1 - 2 Years



Extraction Method:

Pressed and Refined

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