Penny Lane Organics Shea Butter
300 g
This Penny Lane Organics Shea Butter is pure, natural, raw, traditional & hand-made!

Shea butter is a natural slightly yellowish or ivory colored and nutty, smoky scented natural fat extracted from the seed of the African shea tree. It is often referred to by its French name as karite tree, which originally (ghariti) means the tree of life. The tree got this name due to its exceptional healing properties.  This raw shea butter is made in a traditional way by Wali women and  children from northern Ghana. Shea nuts are collected, cleaned, washed and cracked by hand before being ground to make butter.

Pure raw shea butter is also edible and has been used for centuries in Africa as cooking oil, as a waterproofing wax, for hairdressing, for candle-making, as an anti-inflammatory for sprains and arthritis  and to sooth dry and cracked skin.

Shea butter has superior moisturizing properties and is often used to by those that suffer from:
  • eczema
  • dermatitis
  • stretch marks
  • dry skin and hair
  • insect bites
  • psoriasis
  • acne
  • cracked skin
  • itchy skin
  • muscle fatigue and tension
  • rheumatism
  • arthritis
  • sunburns
  • skin allergies and rashes
  • scars and dark spots
  • skin blemishes
  • wrinkles

Directions: Use shea butter as a massage oil, as a moisturizer after the shower or instead of a shaving cream. Simply take a small piece of butter and let it melt between the palms of your hands and then spread over the skin or hair roots. Safe to use on children and pets too.

If using Mango butter to make cosmetics - when adding butters to creams and lotions, it might be necessary to gently warm them until the texture can be incorporated into the final product. Using a hand blender, create a vortex with your cream or lotion and drizzle your melted butter to fully incorporate. For addition in soaps, the general rule of thumb is 1 tablespoon per pound. As with most raw materials, results may vary, so we strongly recommend small, lab scale batches prior to any commercial manufacturing.

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Stephane: about a week ago

That's what I wanted, plain raw organic shea butter. They simply put chucks of it it the pot, and that's it! It also smells natural. I just take a tiny amount with my finger nail and spread it on my fingers to moisturiser them. Great product!

AC: about a month ago

First ordered this a few months ago when it was on sale. Have routinely been ordering it ever since. Everyone in the house uses it and I have added to gifts as well. Very moisturizing, good for hands, feet, entire body. Have even used a smidge on fly away ends after blow drying hair.
If used on body at bed time will still feel moisturized in the morning.
Quite solid in the jar but once you pick out the amount you want melts in your hands and easy to apply. We use it up pretty fast but will most likely last longer over summer months.
I like that it's organic and minimally processed.
Will continue buying.

Edward: about a month ago

Penny Lane Shea Butter is very good for straight out of the container or mixing it to make other creams and soaps. Very good value for the money.

Steph: a few months ago

Gorgeous. Pure Raw Shea butter... at an amazing price. I trust this company, they are local and my family uses many of their products!

D: a few months ago

Goes on smooth and penetrates easily.

Mariette: a few months ago

I like this butter. It melts so easy and it's very moisturizing.

Samantha: a few months ago

This is the first time I ordered from this site. This product was used to make hand cream because I've got bad eczema. My hands were definitely relieved by using this product because my hands are extremely dry. I recommend this company and this product.

Weronika: a few months ago

I’ve tried 3 different brands and this one is my second favourite. Texture is nice, it melts easily in my hands; very moisturizing. Even my boyfriend uses it. The only complaint is that the smell is a bit stronger than I would like.

Zahra: a few months ago

Love this product! Very moisturizing.

Annette: a few months ago

never used it before but hard to get out of the jar, smell is tolerable works ok.

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