You have probably seen Shea butter as an ingredient in some of your products such as lotion or lip balm, but there are many things you may not know about Shea butter. For instance, Shea butter is made from the nuts of the Shea tree located in Africa. The Shea butter is a fat extract from these nuts and is often off-white or ivory-colored. It has been used for many years for a variety of uses from skin care to food products. Many people use Shea butter for dry, cracked skin as it leaves your skin feeling moist all day. It can also be used to help minimize stretch marks which pregnant women love. Shea butter can also help decrease the appearance of scars.
EuGenia Shea is a company that produces Shea Butter for many of your skincare needs. Naa-Sakle Akuete started this company and named it after her mother, EuGenia, who is a businesswoman in her own right. EuGenia was born to a midwife lovingly called Grandma Sunshine who used raw, unrefined Shea butter for years in her practice. By the year 2000, EuGenia was making use of this best kept secret and realized its potential. With the help of hundreds of farmers whom most were mothers themselves, she grew her business.
EuGenia Shea has grown to the degree now that they can ship their products so others can enjoy all the benefits of Shea butter. They ship Shea butter in beautiful color tins of your choice and they also can add fragrances of your choice to the Shea butter, making it a more individualized purchase. You can enjoy this for yourself or give it as a gift to friends.