There’s a simple beauty product that can have stunning results for hair — shea butter. It’s a thick, waxy fat extracted from nuts of the African shea tree. Shea butter is an age-old trick for many things, but does an exceptional job on the hair and scalp. when buying, unrefined, organic shea butter is the way to go, since it has the most healing properties.
Shea butter is chock-full of vitamins and antioxidant properties and does wonders on a dry scalp. It heals and protects the scalp from bacteria, and even helps with extreme conditions including eczema and psoriasis. The antioxidants aid blood flow and, in turn, increases hair growth. You can also put it directly on your hair to retain moisture, prevent damage, and protect from the sun since it naturally contains some SPF.
An easy way to use shea butter is to heat two table spoons along with two tablespoons of coconut oil. Since the butter is so thick this makes it but more spreadable. You can also choose to add a teaspoon of honey. Apply this mixture directly to your clean hair while still damp. For very dry hair, heat shea butter along with some olive oil. Applying plain shea butter to your hair aids in detangling, just rub it together between your hands to soften it. To moisturize the scalp, warm some shea butter between your hands and massage into the scalp directly.
EuGenia Shea (you-geh-knee-ah”) offers a wide variety of shea based products. In Greek, the words EuGenia means the origin of goodness, and that’s describes these products perfectly. With delightfully packaged shea butter and rave reviews, these products are sure to please and moisturize. Their all-natural premium shea butter moisturizers come both unscented and essential oil based lavender or grapefruit scented.
EuGenia is a mother-daughter run social enterprise. They are dedicated to both high-quality products and social issues worldwide. EuGenia donates 15% of their profits back to their female workers in Ghana as an education fund. With products are both luxurious and socially responsible, there’s nothing better.