What is Shea Butter?


We often hear about shea butter-based products. It is included in so many of the cosmetic everyday products we use. Whether it be soap, lotion or lip moisture, we often find big box beauty brands listing shea butter as one of its ingredients. Indeed, the beauty industry does well to highlight whenever their products contain this product.

But what is Shea Butter?

Shea Butter

Described in its simplest form, shea butter is nut fat extracted from a nut of the shea tree. It holds a high concentration of vitamins and fatty acids makes a great product for skin conditioning. 

Shea butter is indigenous to West Africa. Indeed, shea butter is one of Ghana’s main and proudest exported items. With its distinctive ivory hue and aromatic smell, it is a highly sought item.

It is safe for all skin types, anti-inflammatory, acts as an antioxidant, and holds antibacterial and antifungal properties. Most importantly, its moisturizing effect is great for all skin types! It won’t make your skin oily and its high levels of vitamins A and E have anti-aging properties protecting your skin cells from pre-mature aging and acne formation. This list only scratches the surface of the benefits of Shea Butter.

100% Natural Shea Butter
Here at Holy Raw we provide you with 100% organic based Shea Butter. Unlike other retailers we do not dilute our Shea Butter with other agents to lower costs. Rather, we want our customers to experience the full effect and benefits of glowing and gradient skin. So what are you waiting for, try a bottle today.