Nourish Skin™ Organic Raw Shea Butter Intensive Moisturizer

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Nourish Food for Healthy Skin™
Organic Raw Shea Butter Intensive Moisturizer

Be Informed, Not Fooled!
produt labels shout about the "good stuff" in them and many claim to be "organic." Are they really organic? READ the ingredients on the labels. LOOK OUT for chemicals-they can dry or irritate skin, absorb into our bodies, risk our health, and contaminate our earth. LOOK FOR the USDA seal to ensure that the product meets strict standards and really is 95-100% certified oragnic.

For centuries, shea nut trees have been harvested for their exotic, rich butters, wich offers skin nutritional benefits. Soothing & Smoothing intensive care. Nature's gift for dry or irritated skin all over the body (including lips, elbows, feet, heels and hands), dermatitis, minor burns, streach marks, chapping. Fragrance-Free

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USE A small amount goes a long way; apply to areas all over the skin to nourish, smoothe and soften. Massage into skin. Use when shaving to avoid irritation. Use when massaging muscles or before strenuous exercise. If any sensitivities occur, which can develop even with organic ingredients, discontinue use.

Other Ingredients: certified organic shea butter

No Animal Testing, Expeller-Pressed and Hexane-Free.

Sensibility Soaps, Inc. Beaver Falls, PA 15010

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Shea Butter: An Ancient Ingredient Finds New Uses

Shea Butter: An Ancient Ingredient Finds New Uses
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Shea butter is an emollient and humectant, which means it soothes and softens skin, while at the same time reducing moisture loss
Shea butter is a solid fat obtained from the nut of the African shea tree. For thousands of years, shea butter appears to have been used as a salve with skin-healing properties. It has found more recent use in cosmetic skin and hair care products, shaving creams, and hand and body lotions.

Shea butter is an emollient and humectant, which means it soothes and softens skin, while at the same time reducing moisture loss. Proponents of shea butter claim it can reduce the visibility of wrinkles and blemishes; prevent stretch marks during pregnancy; and treat dry and peeling skin, frostbite, insect bites, sunburn, muscle aches, poison ivy and oak rashes, eczema, dermatitis, and burns.

Clinical research has not yet validated the numerous claims about shea butter's positive effects on skin and hair, though many people report improved skin and hair health when using shea butter products. Cell and animal studies suggest shea butter may have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anticancer abilities, though these effects have not been proven in human clinical trials.

Shea butter should be used with caution in terms of applying directly on broken skin or on skin areas affected by infections, psoriasis, or other serious skin conditions. Some shea butter products have added fragrances and other ingredients, and these may irritate sensitive skin; test on a small area of your skin before using on larger areas. Opt for a fair trade product if you have concerns about how shea butter is produced, or about how the shea butter producers are treated and paid for their work.

(Akihisa T, Kojima N, Kikuchi T, et al. Anti-inflammatory and chemopreventive effects of triterpene cinnamates and acetates from shea fat. J Oleo Sci. 2010;59:273-80.)

(Zhang J, Kurita M, Shinozaki T, et al. Triterpene glycosides and other polar constituents of shea (Vitellaria paradoxa) kernels and their bioactivities. Phytochemistry. 2014;108:157-70.)

Suzanne Dixon, MPH, MS, RD, is an author, speaker, and internationally recognized expert in chronic disease prevention, epidemiology, and nutrition. Suzanne has delivered over 200 invited lectures to health professionals and consumers and is the creator of a nutrition website acclaimed by the New York Times and Time magazine. She received her training in epidemiology and nutrition at the University of Michigan, School of Public Health at Ann Arbor.

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