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Shea Butter Cream

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  • Description

    Artisans in Accra, Ghana, source this shea butter locally. It is hand-processed by two other groups that harvest nuts from shea trees. Ghanaians use shea butter for a wide variety of purposes including moisturizing and as an anti-inflammatory. Shea nuts are very hard, and require multi-stage processing before they can be used.

    In addition to the harvesting and processing of shea butter, and the production of the cream itself, this product provides work for fairly paid artisans who produce the ceramic container and the recycled glass beads used for decoration.

  • Product Details +
    • Shea butter, ceramic jar
    • Tea tree and lemon scented
    • 3Dx2H inches
    • jar contains 1.5-1.7 ounces shea butter
    • Made in Ghana

    UPC: 732919436006

    SKU: 1101010

  • The Makers
    Ele Agbe Company Limited

    Ele Agbe Company Limited

    Founded in Ghana in 1996, Ele Agbe Company has made its name in ornamental beads, original jewelry designs and handmade home decor. In 1999, Ele Agbe added handcrafted shea butter cosmetics to its product line and began exporting worldwide.

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Reviews (17)

  • High-quality, delightful skin care product

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    After having used most of the first tub I ordered, I am back to order more.

    When I first cut off the raffia string holding the lid down, lifted the lid, and smelled the shea butter, it delighted me. Light, fresh, and a little citrusy. When I rub it into my hands and cuticles, they too smell delightful, and soft. The butter is tangibly there for a little while - then absorbs into the skin, leaving simple comfort. No oiliness. You can tell that this is unlike pretty much anything else on regular store shelves.

    I regularly see premium hand lotion for $15-$20 a container in stores. Compared to many simpler products, that is a lot of money. But the cheaper products often don't get the job done, or moisturize but also remain oily on the skin. Give that this is the best lotion I've ever used, I will simply order this again, knowing that those who produce good quality are being paid for their work, knowledge, and quality control, and therefore (hopefully) will keep this good product coming.

  • Incredibly fragrant and skin-softening

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    The shea butter has a lovely lemony fragrance and leaves my skin softer than any product I have ever used. I hope it's available for a long time to come because I plan to continue purchasing it regularly.

  • Excellent

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    This shea butter has completely changed the feeling of my hands and feet. So incredibly soft after using nightly for a week. Also use it under my eyes at night. I swear it’s helped my dark circles and has smoothed out crepeyness. Highly recommend.

  • Great cream for great cause!

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    Watch the video of how this cream is made, very interesting. I love the product too. Very cute pot it comes in too. Will definitely buy again!

  • Love it

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    Got this for my mom for Mothers Day and she loved it. She said it had a nice natural scent and was not at all greasing after rubbing it in. I can't wait to get one for myself.

  • loved it, earthy and soothing.

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    Loved everything about it. Will be buying some more when I run out.

  • Good Gift for friend

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    Bought this for a friend who indicated she liked the cream and the container can be used for other things once lotion is used.

  • wonderful anti-inflammatory cream

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    I have been using shea butter for several years now. I love it for areas of skin that are inflamed. But recently I discovered that it replaces Chapstick beautifully. I actually prefer the pure shea butter to the one that has extra oils added (but the extra oils do prevent spoiling from dipping one's fingers in the butter). Yet, shea butter itself has some anti-bacterial qualities too. As a doctor, I recommend this product to my patients for "Chapstick" and for rough, inflamed skin.

  • fantastic gift

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    This made an excellent gift for a friend. The price seems fair for the quantity of shea butter and the cute little pot it came in. I'm very pleased.

  • Fantastic cream!

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    The consistency and feel of this makes it one of the best I've used as the weather gets colder and drier. I use it just after the shower and it keeps my skin moisturized for hours.

  • Better then I had hoped for

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    I like the fact it is natural and it feels so good. you only have to pat on a very tiny amount.

  • Awesome

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    I bought this Shea Butter because, I like using natural products. I have used it for a week on the bottom of my feet before I go to bed. I have problems sleeping and I think, it has helped me to relax and sleep better. I will have to buy more:)

  • Works great!

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    I had a patch of very dry skin on my hand. I applied the Shea Butter for a few days and it healed it beautifully. I love this product. It's a little expensive but I think it's completely worth it!

  • Feels Good

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    I was inspired to buy the Shea Butter after watching the video about how it was made. I am so glad I bought it! I love the little pot it comes in, and I love the way it make my skin feel.

  • My skin stays so moisturized.

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    I don't have an amazing story but I love the way my skin feels after using this cream. And I like that it doesn't wash off easily but soaks into my skin.

  • Burn treatment

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    My young son accidentally burned his hand the other night. You can imagine the tears! A friend had told me several months ago that shea butter was useful for treating burns as well as many other things, which is what prompted me to buy it in the first place to have on hand just in case. I was anxious to help my poor son feel better as quickly as possible. The thickness of the lotion helped me to cover the burned area completely and quickly. Within maybe 10 minutes, he stopped complaining that it was burning and hurting. The burned skin turned white within maybe an hour, and he never complained that it hurt again. I'll go right to shea butter the next time we have a skin emergency! After having used it just once, I feel it was well worth the investment.

  • Healing cream - beautiful container!

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    This shea butter cream really does heal. I bought it as much for the beautiful clay container complete with hand made glass bead. My hands are very sensitive to fragrances in most hand creams, but they love this shea butter cream. I keep three freshwater fish aquariums so my hands are in and out of water quite a bit. Hand sanitizers were making my skin raw and this hand cream healed them right away (look up benefits of shea butter -you will be amazed). I keep my cream with its handsome container proudly displayed with my African art objects. It fits right in! Seeing the beautiful recycled glass beads (from Ghana) at Ten Thousand Villages really peaked my interest in African made beads. I now have several African made Krobo beads (powder glass and recycled glass) and African Trade Bead necklaces.

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