This organic shea butter is 100% pure unrefined and fair trade.
The founder, Missy Robers, says that the company is founded on the belief that God gave us perfectly managed pure and natural resources to care for our body, mind and spirit (which is something we fully agree on!). Throughout her life as a mom and wife, she has always preferred to buy and use natural ingredients versus over-marketed products in which we can't even spell the ingredients names.
We have reviewed a few products: After Sun Shea which is great to nourish and treat your skin, it has coconut oil, aloe vera and essential oils and is perfect just as a body lotion or for treating sun damaged skin after you go to the beach and forget about the world. We also got to try the pure and unrefined organic shea butter which was to die for. Raw shea is the only ingredient and you can feel the quality just by using in your face. Little did we know that we could use this product for so many things (see list at the bottom of the post).
Other products that Blends for Life Organics offer are: citrus fresh shea, sweet lavender shea, fresh mint shea, eye cream and even shea for men.
Blends for Life Organics only uses 100% pure and nautral ingredients and only 100% pure essential oils in its products. Believe it or not, they were the first company to receive an importer's and manufacturer's license to import Fair Trade Certified Organic Shea Butter into the US.
Here's a small history about shea: shea butter comes from the shea tree which is also known as the "shea of life" and grows naturally in West Africa. Did you know that shea butter is also called women's gold? That's because extracting the butter from the nuts gives income to hundreds of thousands of rural African women.
So what are the benefits and why should you think of getting pure, organic and natural skincare products? Because several other "options" have many ingredients that have been related to causing cancer, one especially called ...