Naturise Shea Butter Raw Organic Unrefined Ivory 16 oz (1 LB) - Highest Grade African Shea Butter - Great for DIY Skincare Products and Body Butter Moisturizer for Dry Skin, Eczema, and Hair CareCategory: 100% Organic Shea ButterNaturise Shea Butter Raw Organic Unrefined Ivory 16 oz (1 LB) - Highest Grade African Shea Butter - Great for DIY Skincare Products and Body Butter Moisturizer for Dry Skin, Eczema, and Hair CareWhat is shea butter?Shea butter is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree; the shea tree grows naturally in the wild in the dry savannah belt of West Africa. Shea butter contains the following fatty acids: oleic acid (40–60%), stearic acid (20–50%), linoleic acid (3–11%), palmitic acid (2–9%), linolenic acid (<1%) and arachidic acid (<1%).Shea butter uses:On your skin and hair as a moisturizer As a sun UV protection, it is SPF–6 During and after pregnancy for the stretch marks One of the best wrinkle remover such as under eye wrinkles and bags And much more skin and hair solutions. And of course, for your DIY recipes for your lotions, creams, and soaps. Dosing: To use on your skin, rub a small amount onto the palms of your hands until melted, and apply it on your skin.To use on your hair, first wash your hair and dry it, part your hair in a few sections, and apply it on all of the hair, not just the scalp.Shea butter grades: There are five grades of shea butter. ~Grade A (raw unrefined extracted using water)~Grade B (refined)~Grade C (Highly refined and extracted using solvents such as hexane)~Grade D (lowest uncontaminated grade) ~Grade E (with contaminants).The color of grade A ranges from cream to grayish yellow ivory; it has a nutty aroma. From grade B and below the color of the shea butter gets whiter, the level of vitamin content is affected by defining. We at Naturise source the highest quality grade A and USDA certified Organic shea butter it's naturally rich in vitamins A, E, F, and K. Treat yourself with the best shea butter and the shea butter will treat you the best!