Shea butter comes from an African tree, the Butyrospermum parkii. It is a naturally fatty almond present in the fruits and transformed which gives this product, whose many cosmetic virtues are not any more to prove. Shea butter is known for its moisturizing, repairing, softening and soothing properties. It is particularly rich in oleic acid and stearic acid. It also contains natural antioxidants (vitamins A and E), latex and phytosterols.