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Shea Butter

Yokasta Schneider

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Shea Butter

Shea butter (karite) is should be staple in your DIY beauty kit.  Along with coconut and jojoba oil, it's an ingredient that finds its way into my daily skin and body routine.  This popular and extremely versatile butter contains vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids.  Shea butter is fat extracted from the karite sheatree, which is native to Africa.  Its color varies from ivory (raw state) to white in color refined.  This amazing butter's melting point is between 89 and 100F.  This means it will be solid at room temperature.  But will melt nicely into the skin.   Shea butter has been...