Shea Butter or African Black Soap with raffia cover

35,99€ Tax included

  • Ingredients – Shea Butter: Whipped shea butter and vitamin E.

    African black soap: Cocoa pods, Potash, Shea Butter and Coconut oil. 

  • Format – 100g in calabash with raffia cover.

Africana Skincare gives you the option of choosing which product you want inside of your calabash with raffia cover!

Select if you want shea butter or african black soap, and also choose the design of your complementary spatula.

Everything you need to know

  • Shea butter is the fat extracted from the nuts of the Shea tree, which are native trees to West Africa
  • African Black soap has been used for centuries in West African countries as a natural remedy to cleanse the skin. Comes from locally harvested African plants such as cocoa pods
  • Shea Butter: Face and body moisturiser, cracked heels and elbows, hair and sun burns
  • African Black Soap: Face, body and hair. Great cleanser and exfoliator
The benefits of shea butter:
  • Shea butter benefits for face and body: Highly moisturizing, protects skin from environmental damage, softens skin (great for cracked heels, dry lips and cuticles), restores skin elasticity, prevents and heals stretch marks , has anti-inflammatory properties that help relieve symptoms caused by various microbes
  • Shea butter benefits for hair: super moisturizing effect, leading to stronger and shinier hair
  • Other benefits of shea butter: excellent for moisturizing your baby’s skin, especially for treating diaper rash, contains a small amount of UV protection (SPF 6), protects and moisturizes new tattoos, excellent during pregnancy to prevent stretch marks, nasal decongestant The benefits of African black soap:
  • Leaves your skin fresh and clean without stripping it of its natural oils
  • Super foamy!
  • The 5A’s – Antiseptic, Anti-inflammatory, Antibacterial, Antioxidant and Antifungal 100% natural and safe for the environment
  • Shea Butter: Scoop out a small amount with clean hands or spatula. Rub in your hands before applying it on your skin. Rub on skin until it is completely absorbed
  • African Black Soap: Scoop out a small amount with clean hands or spatula. Rub in your hands to create foam. Wash and rinse straight away
  • Why does it have that smell? Pure, unrefined shea butter has a very characteristic odor. One of the steps in the shea butter making process is roasting the nuts, hence its nutty aroma. If you don’t like the smell, you can melt the shea or whip it and add a couple of drops of your favorite essential oil
  • Can shea butter be used during pregnancy? Shea butter, being a 100% natural product, is highly recommended during pregnancy, especially to treat and prevent stretch marks
  • How can I melt my shea butter? Shea butter can be melted in a number of ways. 1. Rubbing it between your hands 2. In a water bath 3. Leave it in the sun or radiator for a while 4. In an essential oil burner
  • Is shea butter good for all skin types? Shea Butter can be used on all skin types, but it is especially recommended for dry and damaged skin due to its high hydration power. It can also be used on acne-prone skin, as it is a non-comedogenic product. That is, it does not clog the pores of the skin. In any case, it is always better to consult your doctor first
  • How to use shea butter for hair? There are several ways to apply shea to hair (subscribe to our newsletter and download our free product guide for more info) but the most common way is to melt a piece between your hands and apply it to the ends with damp hair)
  • How long can 100g of shea butter last me for? Shea butter’s durability will depend on how often you use it. If you use it every day, 100g of shea can last 3-6 months
  • Does shea butter expire? Shea butter does not actually expire, it simply begins to lose its qualities after 12 months, so we recommend using it before that period
  • Can I use african black soap on my body and/or hair? Yes! African black soap is a product that can be used on the face, body and hair
  • Is African black soap good for all skin types? African black soap is alkaline (pH 9-9.5). Its high pH helps skin health and restores the skin’s natural acid balance. Our soap is good for all skin types, if your skin is alkaline, it may feel more dry after using the black soap (to find out if your skin is alkaline or acid, subscribe to our newsletter and download our free product guide!)
  • Can I use African black soap to treat skin blemishes? Yes, one of the benefits of African black soap is that it helps fight skin blemishes

1 review for Shea Butter or African Black Soap with raffia cover

  1. Michelle

    I love the presentation of the product and in love with the shea butter. Shea butter has left my skin so smooth! It’s about the details for me, and the basket design lid is beautiful, the calabash is super cute and the fact that it is all sustainable, handmade and natural products, it’s just amazing.

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