Shea Butter for scalp and hair products has gained popularity among salon patrons seeking new hair products. This natural moisturizer is extracted from nuts of shea tree found in Africa. It is rich in essential vitamins and is an essential ingredient for makeup industry. Moreover, it is also used as a foodstuff and in soap and candle industries as well.
Shea Butter Hair and Scalp
Whipped Shea Butter (Collection & Preservation)
Shea butter hair and scalp or Karate (life), which is actually a nut fat extracted from the fruit of the kernel, has been used all over the African continent for centuries. Women first pick the nuts, then par-boil and sun-dry them for seven days to fully dehydrate the nut.
The next step is crushing of the dried out fruit, in order to take its peel away. The Shea butter hair and scalp butter is often hand crushed as this way it retains all its several vitamins and minerals and the nuts, smoky smell is preserved naturally.
Benefits of Shea Butter
The Africans usually use Shea butter hair and scalp as cooking oil. Aside from that, it can be employed as a hair-conditioner, to prevent sunburn ache and to pacify cracked and dry hands and feet, especially in winter season when skin tend to become extra dry.
Shea butter hair and scalp is mild enough to be used on the tender skin of babies and is safe for sensitive skins too. It relieves and softens up dry, chapped skin, leaving it well-nourished. Good for all skin types.
The soft, creamy and fluffy texture of the whipped Shea butter hair and scalp makes it easily absorb able into the skin. It alone serves the purpose of three products- moisturizer, makeup remover, hair conditioner- at the same time and leaves the hair and skin soft, smooth and well-moisturized. The product is free of water, wax, petroleum or mineral oils and any sort of additives.