shea butter

\ ˈshē- How to pronounce shea butter (audio) , ˈshā-\

Definition of shea butter

: a pale solid fat from the seeds of the shea tree used in food, soap, and candles

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That could be possibly chalked up to naturally moisturizing ingredients like coconut oil, jojoba oil, and shea butter. Sunset, "These CBD Body Products Will Give You Relief (but Won’t Get You High)," 22 Jan. 2018 In addition to their soaps, Biggs & Featherbelle also produces bath fizzies, soaks, body scrubs, shea butters, lip balm and more. Christine Condon,, "Sisters, entrepreneurs expand body care business to new home in Howard County," 11 June 2019 Raw shea butter is often put into cheap, plastic tubs. Baze Mpinja, Vogue, "This Ghanaian-American Entrepreneur Started a Shea Butter Business Inspired by Her Mom," 10 May 2019 The shea butter is sold in local markets and across the world. Amanda Shapiro, Bon Appetit, "These Photos Show the Women Behind the Shea Butter in Your Beauty Products," 6 Feb. 2018 Folks who have acne-prone skin should be aware that shea butter can clog pores, so always patch test your products before slathering it all over your stunning face. Meagan Fredette, Teen Vogue, "Does KylieSkin Care Live Up To The Hype?," 22 May 2019 Bolstered with orange peel and shea butters, this CBD isolate–infused formula quells puffiness and comforts dry lids. Taylore Glynn, Marie Claire, "How CBD Can Save Your Skin," 15 Apr. 2019 The mask is a coconut oil base with macadamia oil, shea butter and rosehip oil to moisturize and soothe dry skin. Glamour, "This Self-Warming Hand Mask Saves My Cuticles Between Manicures," 7 Mar. 2019 The thickness many of our testers experienced is probably from the high percentage of shea butter in the formula, says Good Housekeeping Beauty Lab Chemist Danusia Wnek. Blake Bakkila, Good Housekeeping, "The 8 Best Hand Creams to Moisturize Dry, Cracked Hands ASAP," 6 Dec. 2018

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First Known Use of shea butter

1847, in the meaning defined above

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