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Shea Butter Is Great For Skin

Shea butter is made from fruit of the African karite tree. Some call the karite tree the tree of live. Once the fruit is picked it is compressed and boiled to make the natural oil known as shea butter.

In Africa people use shea butter when they cook. In other countries people mainly use shea butter in beauty products like lotions and moisturizers. Shea butter skin products are known for healing or improving certain skin ailments. Besides helping with dry skin, shea butter has helped improve skin conditions such as blemishes, eczema, dermatitis, and wrinkles. It has helped with these conditions since it has vitamins A and E.

Shea butter can help reduce itching when it comes to rashes and allergies. If you get a tan or get burned from the sun, putting shea butter on the skin will help prevent peeling. For softer feet you can put shea butter on them. Another use for shea butter is to help heal small wounds by dabbing the wound with it before putting the bandage on.

One place to buy natural shea butter is from EuGenia Shea. EuGenia is a greek word meaning origin of goodness. EuGenia Shea company was started by Eugenia Akuete. She started her shea company with raw, unrefined Ghanaian shea butter.

EuGenia Shea is an online company. They offer everyday shea butter, pregnancy shea butter, and dermatological strength shea butter. They offer subscriptions, which means the customer would not have to always login to their site to order. When a customer starts a subscription to one of the company’s products, the customer will receive that product every month and would get free shipping.

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