Organic Fair Trade Shea Butter

What does Fair Trade mean?

Fair Trade is designed to help consumers purchase and support products that originate from farms that are certified to provide fair wages and suitable working conditions.  Fair Trade Certified also indicates that farmers follow all the international laws and standards.

These certified farm producers receive many benefits at a premium to provide healthcare, financing and leadership for women.  These are voted on by the workers and farmers individually.

You can learn more about Fair Trade Federation.

You can support Organic Fair Trade Shea Butter by visiting our Online Store.

Products from Cantu?

Just wanted to share this great find! Apparently a beauty company out of Dallas has released a nice line of Shea Butter products. They’ve been in the beauty products industry since 2003 and have a wide variety of products in stores like Walmart, Target, Walgreens, CVS and online as well.

From what I can see most of the products are made from 100% Shea Butter and cover a wide range of uses:

Conditioners
Body Creams
Hair Lotions
Shampoos
Curling Creams
Conditioning Treatments

They also claim No Mineral Oil, Sulfates, Parabens, Silicone, Phthalates, Gluten, Paraffin, Propylene, PABA or DEA.

10 Reasons to use Shea Butter on your Skin

First of all Shea Butter does not clog pores so it is successfully used to naturally relieve acne.   Shea Butter has also  proven to soothe a variety of conditions.  It’s one of the best natural remedies on our planet.  It’s never going to be a one time use, just like anything it needs to be applied frequently to be effective.  When applying to the skin to deal with harsh conditions usually 4-6 weeks is required.

Shea butter has anti-aging benefits that are similar to the same elements found in green tea.  It also contains five essential Fatty Acids:

1.  Phytosterol

2.  Vitamins E

3.  Vitamin D

4.  Vitamin A

5.  Allantoin

Here are 10 of the most common reasons to use Shea Butter on your skin:

1. Dry skin
2. Skin cracks
3. Skin peeling
4. Wrinkles
5. Sunburn
6. Itching
7. Shaving cream for a smooth silky shave
8. Small skin wounds
9. Skin rash
10. Tough or rough skin

If you’ve discovered other conditions to use Shea Butter please send us some feedback!