Ingredients of Nature

Cocoa Butter Benefits for the Skin

Posted by Mik Witkamp on

COCOA BUTTER We use Ghanaian organic cocoa butter. It is an unrefined, pure butter extracted from organically grown cocoa beans. By choosing unrefined and organic, our butter has the most beneficial nutrients in their most unadulterated, purest form. It is the base for a number of our skin products, and has some awesome benefits. It has a wonderful scent, is a good moisturiser and has a long shelf-life. No need for pesky preservatives :) The cocoa tree, scientifically known as Theobroma cacao, is an evergreen tree native to the Amazon region, the fruits of which bear the seeds we recognise...

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Shea Butter: Benefits, Composition and Uses

Posted by Mik Witkamp on

SHEA BUTTER Our organic unrefined shea butter comes from Ghana. It is made from the raw fats extracted from the nuts of organically grown Shea trees. The scientific name for the Shea tree is Vitellaria Paradoxa, a tree that is native to Africa and grows in the sub-saharan savannah belt. It is grown from Senegal in the west to Sudan in the East. The tree is grown predominantly as a food source, as well as for it's benefits in skincare. On a list of ingredients shea butter is labelled as Butyrospermum Parkii butter, often clarified with the addition of the...

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