It is a superb emollient and is excellent for conditioning the skin.
Moisturises the skin and restores its elasticity.
Shea Butter contains natural SPF but this is not high enough to be used as a sun protection product.
The low level does, however, give some daily defence against the damaging effects of UV light.
It is protective and healing, especially for dry and damaged skin.
It contains phytosterols which help to nourish the skin.
Superb to use in hair products especially dry and processed hair.
Typical Fatty Acid profile;
3%-9% Palmitic Acid
34% -50% Stearic Acid
38% -50% Oleic Acid (Omega 9)
2% -9% Linoleic Acid (Omega 6)