BETTA BASIC: SHEA BUTTER
What is Shea Butter + Where does it come from?
Shea Butter is one of the fundamental ingredients in Betta Butter products. If you are looking for moisture, and healing properties then you’re in the right place. Shea Butter is an age old superior moisturizer that provides the skin with an abundance of healing properties including vitamins, minerals, proteins and a unique fatty acid profile. Studies show that Shea Butter’s unique formulation provides anti-inflammatory and anti-aging qualities, that penetrate the skin making it the powerhouse it is.
Through crushing and boiling of the shea tree nut, an ivory yellow substance is created from the natural fat extracted. Shea Butter is the gold of many countries in the continent of Africa. Being used traditional throughout history in cooking and medicinal use.
Fair-Trade: Women Supporting Women
As a creative it is important to identify the importance and necessity of using Fair-Trade Shea Butter suppliers when cultivating art. The process of cultivating Shea Butter is usually completed by women in the community. A process that is extensive and laborious in nature, and provides a impactful income to many families. It is important to Betta Butter to use Fair-Trade organic Shea Butter in all of our products. This decision helps to ensure that the women working these strenuous jobs are being paid fairly and adequately, in safe and healthy environments.
It provides me great solitude to know that my products are supporting black women on the other side of the world. As a small business owner it is very important to me to have my business reflect my beliefs, and fair and equitable work for women all over the world is an idea that Betta butter stands with.
Shea Butter: Skin Health Benefits
Derived from the fat of the shea nut, Shea Butter contains 60 percent highly soluble fat, making it easy to absorb in the skin. With the substantial amount of fatty acids found in Shea Butter such as oleic, stearic, linoliec, palmitic and vitamins A, D, E, and F Shea Butter works to boost the production of collagen on the skin.
With the consistent use of Shea Butter based products you will see a change in the look and overall health of your skin. Studies show significant change within 4-6 weeks of consistent use.
Shea Butter's healing properties are further enhanced with the addition of essential oils. Betta Butter users can experience a number of other amazing benefits for their skin through the use of our Essentials: Whipped Body Butter Collection. This collection provides users with natural and organic moisturizers, infused with essential oils that provide healing and therapeutic properties.
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