The rich history of shea butter spans centuries, from Cleopatra’s reign in Egypt—where she kept the butter stored in large calabashes and clay jars for daily use to where it is now, featured as sole ingredient in beauty products on seemingly every shelf, from high-end boutiques to neighborhood convenience stores.
Natural Shea butter which is also known as Pkwakahli in acient Africa is derived from the Karite Tree and is indigenous to Africa. This amazing butter has been used for beauty purposes by women in Africa for Thousands of years. It has been reported that European explorers first discovered Shea butter back in the 1300’s but it was used by many African cultures long before this time.
The processing and production of shea butter is an ancient practice passed down from mother to daughter. And the sales of the butter provide economic opportunities for women and girls in shea-producing countries. Shea butter’s supply chain creates a unique bond between women in the shea belt of Africa and women in the western world who consume shea butter daily.
As a mother, you’re always on the lookout for the best products for you and your family
Let’s face it, there is an endless list of solutions you need.
From treating the baby’s diaper rash to your postpartum stretch marks, it can cost a small fortune to buy it all. And with so many lotions and potions available that claim to be the miracle cure to every problem, it’s difficult to know which ones to trust but the answer always lies in how our ancestors cared for their body mind and soul by using ingredients provided to them by their natural environment, like our all-natural, super ingredient - Freshly Handmade Sheabutter.
sheabutter is a multi-purpose balm for every home.
You experience the magic of sheabutter when used in a consistant period to heal and beautify the skin.
Queen Amina of Zaria Nigeria understood how beneficial shea butter is for skin. So much so that she faithfully totted jars of Shea butter while she traveled to become one of the real rulers born in the mid-sixteenth century. She wanted to have access to the butter so that she could apply it to her skin daily for healing purposes, Shea butter has been used for centuries in Africa to moisturize and protect the skin from the sun, wind and heat , espercially back then when the only means of transportation was horse back riding.
In most parts of West Africa the Shea tree is sacred to many. One reason being that it takes several years for the tree to grow (anywhere from 40-50 years). It is such a great valuable source for food, medicine, and capital for communities as well as it provides primary employment to millions of women across the continent.
Whether you’re looking for a radiance-enhancing beauty all-rounder, or trying to find a solution to a particular home care problem, this unique shea butter may be just what you need.
SHEABUTTER has been in our culture for generations and its doesn’t only keep us beautiful but healthly aswell because this shea butter is so nutrient-rich by nature, it doesn’t need to have anything added.
In fact, it is so pure, it can be eaten. And, is sometimes used in dietary supplements.
We eat it everyday at home - it is used in food and medicine here in the village. Unlike other shea butter manufacturers, there are no chemicals, additives, preservatives or perfumes added to our freshly handmade sheabutter.
safe for babies
Freshly Handmade Sheabutter is so pure it is used to deliver babies .
We know that baby skin is fragile, so you don't want to use just any lotion off the shelf.
And finding products that don't include additives, fillers or other chemicals is like navigating a minefield these days .
To avoid adverse side effects as baby's grow, it's best to use ingredients that are of the purest & cleanest form mother nature. In order to treat your little one’s skin whilst ensuring it remains moisture-filled and blemish free, Freshly handmade sheabutter is a great option.
Shea butter is good for babies with:
• Diaper rash
• Cradle cap
• Dry skin
It can also be used to give your baby a Bath and a body massage.
Not only does shea help to repair damage to the skin, it also forms a layer to prevent further upset.
Choosing Sheabutter means you’re not subjecting your child to chemical ridden creams but instead a multitude of vitamins in pure, non-toxic, shea butter.
sheabutter is moisturizing
It’s suitable for use all over the body, from head to feet, no matter your skintone and age.
This unrefined shea butter can be used for:
• Lip balm
• Homemade deodorant
• Pregnancy salve (to ward off stretch marks)
• Cellulite treatment
• Low-grade, SPF 3-4 sunblock (in conjunction with your regular sunblock)
• After sun exposure
• Hair conditioner
• Scalp hydration
• Body massage therapy - the list goes on.
And instead of stripping your skin of its natural oils, shea adds essential fatty acids which work to protect and nourish and help to prevent drying.
It is truly a miracle butter.
There are no documented cases of Freshly Handmaade sheabutter allergies.It is truly natures gift to us .
Our Sheabutter is freshly made from my village to you. This means even people and babies with nut allergies should be able to use shea butter without any adverse effects.
With this being said, like any topical treatment, it’s best to do a test on a small patch of skin before lathering all over. If you have any concerns about using shea butter, seek advice from your health care professional.
Queen Yaa Asantewa who looked way younger than her age was said to use sheabutter as it was part of the royal oils for healing.
You can also expect to see wrinkle reduction with consistent use.
Proven to increase elasticity by aiding natural collagen production in skin, shea butter is a fantastic product for firming and strengthening skin.
Other inflammatory skin issues shea butter is said to help with are:
• Seborrheic Dermatitis
• Insect bites
• Sore nose
• Cracked skin
• Razor irritation
• Skin rash
With a quick search through our history and culture Sheabutter has always been there for healing.
It’s Truly Organic Our African Sheabutter reserve is 100% organic, raw, unrefined, unprocessed and unscented. Our Village in Northern Ghana —the origin of this miracle butter—is industrially untouched, which allows for as clean and natural environment and because this shea is grown in a non-polluted area, it is a non-toxic botanical. We source hand-picked nuts before pressing into shea butter.
Motherhood in Africa is greatly tied to the use of sheabutter and its natural benefits and healing and we are happy to keep this tradition going the natural way.
Freshly Handmade Sheabutter is now available to shop.