About this product
Traditional hand pressed
Cometics and food
Our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter
We are proud to confirm that our shea butter products received both Fairtrade certification (from the Fairtrade Foundation) and organic status (from the Soil Association) in 2009. Our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter is 100% unrefined, as raw, natural and as beautiful as you can get it. It retains all its natural content (vitamins A, E, F, minerals, proteins and a fatty acid profile) to ensure that it is suitable for a variety of skin types and that it will help your skin retain its brilliance and elasticity.
Other products on the market offer refined white shea butter. Such products have been stripped of their nourishing properties and supplemented with extra ingredients to replace those lost in the refining process.
Be kind to your skin a try the nourishing goodness of our unrefined Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter.
The benefits of our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter
Renowned for its health benefits, shea butter has been used by Africans for thousands of years. It is unusual from other cosmetic products in that it actually encourages your skin to absorb moisture from the air ensuring that your skin becomes softer and stays moisturised for longer. Regular users of our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter notice they have softer, smoother, healthier skin.
Our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter naturally contains vitamin A and E. Vitamin A is important for improving a number of skins conditions, including, blemishes, wrinkles, eczema and dermatitis. Vitamin E is a common anti-ageing ingredient that protects your skin.
What is the source of our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter?
Shea butter comes from the Karite tree, also known as womens gold™. This tree grows in the Savannah regions of West Africa from Senegal in the west to Sudan in the east and onto the foothills of the Ethiopian highlands.
Who should use our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter?
Our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter is suitable for a variety of skin types. Try replacing your current jar of skin cream with our product and see the difference. Keep a jar in your medicine cabinet, it can also be used to soothe the minor skin injuries that occur during daily life.
What can you use our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter for?
Our Fairtrade Raw Organic Shea Butter can be used to help ease a variety of skin conditions, including eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, minor skin irritations, extreme dryness or toughness, stretch mark, burns, cuts and small skin wounds, sun burn, insect bites, ageing marks, fungal infections, scars, dandruff and many more.
It can also help protect against extreme cold weather and even protect your muscles before and after strenuous exercise.
*Free delivery on weights over 2kg
Where is Akoma's shea butter sourced?
Our Shea butter is sourced from our own cooperative in the upper east region of Ghana.
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