Butyrospermun Parkii Oil Butter

Butyrospermun Parkii (Shea Butter)

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:

  • Great hydrating and nutritional powers
  • Emollient: returns softness and elasticity to dry skin
  • Natural cell regenerator, prevents ageing of the skin
  • Sunscreen against UVB and UVA radiation and free radicals
  • Protection against external agents such as cold, wind and salt water.
  • Helps remove dark patches
  • Stimulates the production of structural proteins by specialised skin cells.
  • Naturally stimulates collagen production.

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