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Shea butter, origin and benefits

More and more people are turning to natural products to improve their face and skin care, and even to preserve their health. Industrial products have shown their limits. This is what particularly encourages lovers of beauty products and healthy consumables to turn to organic .


This is how the consumption of Shea butter has increased incredibly in recent years. Shea butter, this natural product from Africa works wonders on the human body, hence its popularity. Indeed, it is a natural vegetable fat resulting from the transformation of nuts from the Shea tree .

Origin of shea butter

Shea butter is a natural ingredient that, due to its incredible benefits and nutrients , has become one of the bases of all kinds of cosmetic formulations, especially definitive ones.

The shea tree, native to West Africa and native to countries such as Burkina Faso, Mali or Benin , is the starting point for this butter, which is obtained by mechanically pressing the shea nut . Once the oil has been obtained, it is filtered and left to cool until the paste with a creamy texture that is recognized as shea butter is obtained.

In addition to being one of the great protagonists of phytocosmetics or natural cosmetics, shea butter is used as all kinds of cosmetic products.

What are the properties of pure shea butter?

Pure shea butter has a great ability to moisturize and soften the dermis. This is due to certain chemical substances that are usually found in this type of plant, polyphenols, which have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular system .

Shea butter acts as a powerful natural antioxidant thanks to its high amount of tocotrienols, a type of vitamin E capable of suppressing the formation of free radicals.

Its high content of fatty acids, such as oleic acid, gives it great anti-inflammatory and regenerating properties, which is particularly relevant for cosmetic products, which find the secret of their formulation in this natural source.

Between 3 and 8% of its composition is linoleic acid, an essential fatty acid that our body is not able to generate on its own and which has the ability to hydrate and create a barrier in the dermis that facilitates the penetration of other assets. Shea butter is rich in allantoin , which promotes cell regeneration and increases the amount of water in the skin.


Shea butter can be applied alone or mixed with essential oils , such as lavender oil, Ylang Ylang essential oil, green tea essential oil, etc.

Karisarr shea butter offers a range of 32 fragrances .

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