Browsing Shea Butter (2008)

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Getting To The Shea of Things - Part IV

Here we are at our last installment of awesomely Shea, Shea Butter products, so here are six more pleasing ones to sexify your skin.





  1. TREAT BEAUTY Cacao Lip Scrub ($16/1oz @
  2. HAMADI Shea Hair Cream ($24/4oz @ and
  3. LALICIOUS Lily Mango Body Butter ($22/7.3oz @
  4. EMINENCE ORGANICS Lip Trio Kit ($60 @
  5. COLLECTIVE WELLBEING Hand Cream – Shea Butter/Chamomile ($11/3.5oz @
  6. CLINIQUE Deep Comfort Body Butter ($23.50/6.7oz @ and
Saturday, April 19, 2008

Getting To The Shea Of Things - Part III

Here are some more products that max out the Shea Butter.

  1. LA COMPAGNIE DE PROVENCE Hand Crème ($14/3.4oz @
  2. SWEET GRASS FARMS Shea Butter Lotion in Fresh White Lilac ($8.95/16.9oz @
  3. MD SKINCARE Powerful Sun Protection SPF 25 Lip Balm ($18/.25oz @
  4. L’OCCITANE Shea Cotton Ultra Comforting Cream ($38/1oz @
  5. IN KRISTINE’S SHOWER Shea Butter Bathbombs ($2/1-2oz to $17.99/12-2oz-pack @ in scent picks Malibu Baby, Sunny Days and Girly Girl.
  6. NATTY GIRL Body Sugar Scrub in Yuzu Peach ($26/13oz @


Monday, April 07, 2008

Getting To The Shea Of Things - Part II

In continuing our coverage of great Shea Butter products, I am really surprised at the number of ones that have the word Shea in the name of the product and then the ingredient is waaaaay down on the list. It seems like it was almost an after thought, “Oh we need to put some actual Shea Butter in there since it has it in the name.” Anyway, here are some more recommendations with the ingredient right at the top of the ingredient list.

  • CAROL’S DAUGHTER Unscented Shea Body Butter ($20/8oz @
  • FREDERIC FEKKAI Shea Butter Hair Mask ($22.50/5oz, $32/9oz @
  • JERGENS Shea Butter Cream ($6.29/7.5oz @
  • BATH BY BETTIJO 100% Pure Whipped Shea Butter ($16.50/2oz @


Thursday, March 27, 2008

Getting To The Shea Of Things

I have long been fascinated with the ingredient Shea Butter. The two words are luscious and how it is used in beauty products is very nourishing. So we decided to do a four-part feature on Shea Butter products that are out there and ones that are worth trying out.


A little history – the nut is indigenous to Africa and how they get the butter is by extracting the yellow to ivory-colored fat from the fruit from the Shea tree. This is achieved by either crushing it or boiling it. It has long been touted for its superior moisturizing traits as well as its ability to fade scars, heal rashes and even work magic on stretch marks.


I’m sure you are aware that the closer to the top an ingredient appears in an ingredient list on the back of any product, the more of that ingredient it contains. But what I find funny, well peculiar actually, is that a product with the word Shea in the name can sometimes have it listed far down the list. So check the back of your products when it comes to this awesome ingredient to see how concentrated it really is. It should be listed in the top three at least and these all below are list it second and will appear as either Shea Butter or Butyrospermum Parkii. Here are some with Shea right up at the top, where it should be.


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