WHAT ARE YOU PUTTING IN YOUR BODY?
Shea Butter is the majority ingredient in Body Love Butter (1/3!) because it is naturally rich in vitamins A, D, E and F. It offers UV protection (SPF 6) and provides the skin with essential fatty acids and the nutrients necessary for collagen production. Natures best moisturizer, it has been shown to reduce inflammation and heal dry skin, skin rash, dermatitis, eczema, acne, wrinkle and stretch marks. This shea butter is 100% organic, unrefined (raw), and Fair Trade Certified; the purchase creates a sustainable livelihood for rural women in Tumu, a community in Northern Ghana where the butter is crafted.
Mango Butter is the other main ingredient in Body Love Butter because it has natural emollient properties, high oxidative ability, wound healing, and promotes cell regeneration. It is rich in antioxidants, vitamin A, E and C. It has been traditionally used in the rainforests and tropics for its skin softening, soothing, moisturizing and protective properties and to restore flexibility and reduce degeneration of skin cells. It has a protective effect against UV radiation. Mango butter effectively treats several skin and hair conditions such as dry skin, blemishes, wrinkles, brittle hair, and stretch marks, while promoting healthy regrowth and restoration.
Fractionated Coconut Oil is a fraction of the whole Coconut oil, the Medium Chain Triglycerides (MCT) to be exact; the lauric acid is removed. Fractionated Coconut Oil is made from the highest quality coconuts and is light, clear and odorless. An all-natural carrier oil that absorbs quickly and deeply into the skin, it has an incredibly long shelf life. Fractionated Coconut Oil is lavishly healing and anti-aging because it is very high in Vitamin E – the beauty vitamin, and extremely high in Capric acid and Caprylic acid, boosting its antioxidant and disinfectant results.
Sweet Almond Oil is famous for its ability to moisturize and nourish skin and hair. It is produced from the cold pressing of dried almond kernels and absorbs without blocking pores or leaving a greasy residue. This high quality oil is rich in antioxidants, proteins, and Omega-3 fatty acids. Sweet Almond Oil helps to soothe and soften irritated skin, reduce wrinkles and give the skin a bright, renewed, glowing complexion. As a carrier oil, almond oil has a very light scent and won’t over power the scent of the other oils.
Jojoba Oil is often referred to as nature’s moisturizer for its ability to mimic the skin’s sebum. Jojoba oil contains vitamins and minerals essential for healthy skin and hair, including vitamin E and B-complex. Its fast absorbing, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory and non-toxic properties make it a powerhouse multi-purpose carrier oil.