• Frequently Asked Questions

  • Q:

    Where does Shea Butter come from?


    Shea Butter is the fat extracted from the ripe nut of African Shea (Vitellaria paradoxa), the extraction process does not involve any introduced chemicals but is s traditional process used by african women for generations. NKU one shea butter is A grade butter of the highest quality (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shea_butter#Classification).
    Shea butter can be traced back as far as Cleopatra’s Egypt where it was used for cosmetic use (http://www.agbangakarite.com/shea_history.php).

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  • Q:

    What are the benefits of Shea Butter?


    Shea butter, applied directly to the skin is useful in treatment of many conditions including:
    ~Dry Skin.
    ~Stretch marks.
    ~Chapped lips.
    ~Sun burn and windburn.
    ~Cracked and dry heels or elbows.
    ~Small wounds and scrapes.
    ~Nappy rash (prevention and relief).
    ~Insect bites & stings.
    ~Muscle fatigue, aches & tension.

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