This is extracted from the nuts of shea tree, native to Africa (Nigeria, Senegal and Burkina Faso).
Its composition includes essential fatty acids, phytosterols, Vitamin F (vital component of cell membranes), Vitamin E (antioxidant), Vitamin A (antioxidant), Vitamin D, Vitamin C (helps renew collagen), cinnamic acid (giving a protection factor of approximately SPF 6).
It contains lupeol, a substance which reduces the effects of skin ageing by inhibiting enzymes that degrade skin proteins.
Its main properties for the skin are:
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