Butyrospermum Parkii, Shea Butter, is the natural vegetable fat extracted from the nut of the African tree Vitellaria paradoxa. The color can vary from a pale ivory to a deep yellow. These nuts are packed with saturated and unsaturated fatty acids, as well as Vitamins A, E and F, and Carotene. Vitamins A and E soothe and hydrate skin while boosting collagen. Vitamin F contains essential fatty acids which help to protect and heal.
These rich emollients are also known for the treatment of various skin conditions and injuries, such as: eczema, burns, rashes, acne, stretch marks, and skin discoloration. It is also a natural anti-inflammatory, aiding in arthritis symptoms and swelling & redness caused by acne. There is also traces of UV protection as high as 6 SPF, and studies also show it can help in reducing the affects of the UV damage against your skin.