African Motherhood and Shea Butter

From the moment a child is born in the remote suburb of traditional Africa; Sheabutter will be used, for lubricating the delivery process and for giving baby her first wipe. Babies are often born covered in a creamy-looking substance called vernix caseosa, a protective film that benefits sensitive newborn skin — which is responsible for producing oil in the skin — our ancestors believed this has extreme benefits to keeping a babies skin healthy and moisturized and so sheabutter is added to boost its protection and healing of the new born skin as it adjust to the new weather.

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