Shea butter

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What it does: emollient, emulsifying

The science

Shea butter is a byproduct of shea nuts that are harvested from the Vitellaria paradoxa tree in West Africa. Shea butter is produced through an arduous process of harvesting, washing and preparing the shea nuts from which oil is then extracted.

Benefits for your hair

Promotes hydration

Shea butter can be used as a sealant to keep moisture in the hair and increase softness. The high content of fatty acids in shea butter also help add moisture to the hair.

Promotes shine

Fatty acids in shea butter help increase shine and reduce split ends and frizz.

Prevents scalp irritation 

Shea butter’s anti-inflammatory properties can help reduce redness and scalp irritation by providing healing effects without clogging pores.


Shea butter is a great product that hydrates hair, promotes shine, and prevents split ends, frizz, and scalp irritation.

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