New To Shea? 10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Unrefined Shea Butter

Posted by Maia on 8/26/2014 to Ingredient Knowledge
It has a nutty and smoky scent to it. In its refined state, the odor is removed along with the color. In its unrefined or natural state, its color can vary from light beige to pale yellow (bright yellow shea has an added root extract). That's Shea butter. You may have heard of it and, most likely, seen its name splashed across the ingredients of some modern and all-natural beauty products, from lotions to moisturizers.

But if you thought unrefined shea butter is some new discovery, think again. This all-natural and beneficial product has actually been used for centuries. It wasn’t just reserved for beauty, but also for quite a lot of healing. Here are 10 things you might not have known about this product.
New To Shea? 10 Things You Might Not Have Known About Unrefined Shea Butter

Many Shea Butter Uses From Head to Toe

Posted by Maia on 8/22/2014 to Ingredient Knowledge
Are you wondering why we use unrefined shea butter as our feature ingredient? There are many skin care products that can benefit from an infusion of shea – everything from shampoos, to conditioners, to daily moisturizing creams and more can make use of this luxurious, exotic butter. Shea butter can be refined, but we always use it in its organic, unrefined state as it has always been used by women in Africa for a number of traditional beautification and healing purposes over the years. Today, at Astrida Naturals, we are always experimenting and love to share ways shea butter can be used in your daily routine.
Many Shea Butter Uses From Head to Toe
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