Shea Gold Virgin Pressed Shea Butter
Shea Gold Virgin Pressed Shea Butter
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100% Pure & Natural. The Gold Standard in shea butter. Unrefined, virgin pressed shea butter- high in healing vitamins A & E. Highly emollient, non-greasy shea butter repairs aging skin, decreases chapped, flaky skin, decreases scarring, and even stimulates growth of hair.

Size: 4 oz.
Shea Gold Virgin Pressed Shea Butter
100% Pure & Natural. The Gold Standard in shea butter. Unrefined, virgin pressed shea butter- high in healing vitamins A & E. Highly emollient, non-greasy shea butter repairs aging skin, decreases chapped, flaky skin, decreases scarring, and even stimulates growth of hair.

Size: 4 oz.
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     Over a decade ago Shea Terra Organics' founder offered the world shea butter straight from Africa sought after to decrease scars and stretch marks, inflammation of joints and to heal difficult wounds. The butter was sought after by those afflicated by psoriasis so they didn't have to use steroid creams. It was sought after by parents with infants with a rare skin disease that caused skin to fall off, sufferers of eczema, severe dry skin that even doctor prescribed creams would not get rid of. People flocked to Shea Terra Organics for highly effective butter at an incredibly low price. The honest prices Shea Terra Organics offered was because although this butter was so amazing, it was also amazingly cheap in relation to what it was being sold for on the market. These high prices meant that women in Africa could not sell their butter which they had tons of. It meant that people across the world could not benefit from a butter that changed lives. Since then hundreds of companies have arrived on the scene and even Shea Terra Organics' original low prices have been far undercut. But Shea Terra Organics continues to bring forward over a decade in shea butter experience offering only the highest quality butter available.
     Shea butter is collected from many parts of Africa and processed in many ways, often under highly unsanitary conditions. Highly refined butter greatly decreases potentially dangerous pathogens in butters often processed with unclean water. However, for maximum skin care benefits unrefined butter is preferred. After reviewing dozens of samples of shea butters from across the shea butter region Shea Terra Organics has selected a premium version we have coined the Gold Standard based on medicinal quality and hygiene of the butter.
     Shea Terra Organics' Shea Gold Virgin Shea Butter is produced by a group of collectors in Ghana.  This virgin pressed butter is machine pressed for maximum hygiene and purity. The butter is a beautiful light yellow color due to its high vitamin content and highly hygienic extraction process and still retains its light nutty aroma. 
Contains only: 100% pure, Gold Standard shea butter
Apply to skin daily. Massage in. Butter is very thick and concentrated. If desired butter can be lightly heated by putting jar in a bowl of warm water before applying.
Hair: Massage into scalp to condition hair and stimulate growth.
Healing: Apply to wounds, burns, scars, stretch marks, once to several times a day as needed.
  • 100% pure and natural
  • nothing added, nothing taken away
  • Gold Standard
  • no chemicals used in extraction
  • high standards of quality and hygiene
Why is your shea butter more expensive than others? I have seen people selling shea butter for $12 a lb. Have you taken a close look at that shea butter? If you will notice these butters are usually filled with dirt specks. Upon closer examination one will often find black spots of mold in the butter. The butter is often shipped in unsanitary packaging, sometimes in large calabashes cut in half and covered in paper. Sold in open markets, sometimes people confuse this for the shea nut itself. Furthermore, at such low prices, one must wonder how much the women who make the butter benefit themselves; often less than fifty cents a kilo. Shea Terra Organics does not sell this sort of shea butter. In fact, Shea Terra Organics' Gold Standard Shea Butter meets exceptionally high standards of hygiene and quality. The project was founded by an American woman who worked closely with the group of women to improve their quality and final product. The butter is shipped to us sealed in food grade bags. The women themselves get paid wages far higher than surrounding cooperatives. They work together as a cooperative to put their money together to provide their families with drinking water, food and education.
Why isn't your shea butter bright yellow? Bright yellow shea butter is preferred in different parts of Africa. However, this butter is actually dyed yellow with a root or synthetic coloring. Coloring it also hides some of the mold and impurities. Shea Terra Organics' Gold Standard Shea Butter is naturally pale yellow from its high vitamin A and E content.
Is your shea butter safe on babies, elderly and those with impaired immune systems? Absolutely 100%. Our high quality, Shea Terra Organics' Gold Standard Shea Butter is free of mold and impurities. Safety and hygiene is our first priority and so we are willing to pay more money so that you get a superior product. Although allergic reactions to shea butter itself is highly rare, we do recommend doing a small test patch of the butter on the skin and waiting a few hours before introducing the butter on larger parts of the body for the first time.
All companies claim that their shea butter is the best. What makes your butter better than others? Shea Terra Organics' founder, Tammie Umbel, has been selling shea butter for over 12 years, way before the big shea butter buzz. She has sampled dozens of shea butter samples from across the shea butter belt. Tammie means perfectionist, and a perfectionist she is. She choses only the very best raw materials that she finds for each of her products, and this begins with top quality shea butter. There are various qualities of shea butter sold on the internet and through retail stores. The quality and sanitary conditions of these butters are rarely tested. These butters are often made using unsanitary water. They often contain mold and other impurities. Sometimes they even have toxic levels of heavy metals. Shea Terra Organics' Gold Standard Shea Butter has been carefully produced under extreme sanitary conditions. Methods have been improved over the years to ensure that the vitamin content of the butter remains high, and that the butter is mold free. Buying inexpensive shea butter might seem economically the best choice, but in reality, side effects from unclean butter can be extremely costly. Not only can unsanitary butter cause skin infections, but mold infested shea butter can also cause severe respiratory and allergic reactions.
Why is shea butter so much better for skin than say coconut oil, cocoa butter, etc.? Shea butter is a healing butter. Certain parts of Africa produce fruit kernels that are more healing than others, and processing methods also determine the effectiveness of shea butter. But all in all, shea butter is about the most healing, reparative skin care extract known to humankind. Unlike cocoa butter and coconut oil, which actually clog pores rather than absorb into skin, shea butter has an extremely high absorption rate. That is why when applied to skin it seems to melt right in and disappear. It is this high absorption rate that causes shea butter to be so effective. As a result of this high absorption rate, shea butter's high vitamin A and E content are delivered beneath the skin's surface along with its anti-inflammatory constituents. Together these properties help to heal and regenerate skin while protecting it from further deterioration.
 Customer Reviews Average Rating review  
Very nice
  I alternate this with the nilotik on my face and body. I do have sensitive acne prone skin and so far i have not had any problems with the high oleic content. I will continue to use these bevause you can really see and feel the differemce in your skin the next day.
  Reviewed by:  Nicole Terebessy from Liberty lake wa. on 8/27/2016
Worth its weight in gold
  This stuff is amazing. I use it on dry patches, blisters, and cuts, all of which I frequently have, and it heals them in 1/4 the amount of time that it takes to heal with other products I've tried. My sister has used it on herself and her kids on eczema and it helps more than any other product she has tried. I also warm it up and use it as a face cream in the winter when my skin gets very dry. A little goes a long way with this product, so it lasts a long time. I've had my jar for almost a year now, there is about 1/8 left, and I've shared A LOT with my sister. Great product!
  Reviewed by:  Katherine Adam from Pennsylvania. on 8/27/2016
Shea Gold virgin pressed shea butter
  It did not work for my skin and was not readily absorb. I have skin issues, I thought it would take of it but did not. I like all your products but may not work for me may work for another. I have found though when u send me samples I try them and it works. So future orders, my que is to buy those samples in your product line. Thank u for your products..
  Reviewed by:  rosemary miroshnichenko from palmer,ak . on 7/3/2016
Always Loved Shea Terra
  I have always loved Shea Terra products and have been using them for the past nine years. I use this shea butter in particular for my dry feet in the winter and for sore muscles/sprains. I place it in a small ceramic bowl and place it in hot water. It melts fast and stays soft for hours.
  Reviewed by:  Charlean Haney from Chicago, Ill. on 11/24/2015
Ghana Gold
  Love this product! It really moisturizes. Great for Winter Skin! Helps clear up any blemishes too!
  Reviewed by:  Rebecca Haag from Pennsylvania . on 4/8/2015
excellent shea butter
  I have bought another shea butter from this website and I am surprised at how different these butters are- each particular to its location of origin. That's how I can tell this is the genuine product. This shea butter has a thicker consistency, appears grainy, and has a somewhat stronger scent. It's great for application on the body. I use it for areas affected by eczema such as my hands. It is deeply moisturizing. I'm looking forward to using it more often during the folder months of the year. It's perfect.
  Reviewed by:  Quratulain Kahloon from Texas. on 9/8/2014
Shea Gold Virgin Pressed Shea Butter
  I am very happy with my purchase. I really love the moisture quality and the natural scent of this butter. I found the product to be very helpful with my son's eczema condition.
  Reviewed by:  Portia Cartwright from Nassau, Bahamas. on 7/22/2014
Simply the best 100% Shea Butter on the market!
  I’ve paid four times as much for Perlier 100% shea butter and it simply doesn’t hold a candle to Shea Terra’s 100% shea butter! This is simply the best shea butter avaliable on the market! If you want the best, you’ve found it!
  Reviewed by:  Cinthia Pettis from Shelton Washington. on 6/10/2014
Love It!
  Excellent product! Very good for extremely dry skin. Because the consistency is a bit dry,I would add a drop of Argan Oil in it. This would make it even more potent.
  Reviewed by:  MOK CHUNG MAN from Hong Kong. on 5/26/2014
  I love this product! I had bad eczema on my neck and the instant I put this on I felt relief. It has even started to fade the discoloration I had. I went back and ordered more. I recommend this product highly!
  Reviewed by:  TEREASE JOHNSON from Ohio. on 4/30/2014
  The best face and hand cream I've ever used. I warm it in the microwave or in hot water and my skin drinks it up. In morning my face feels very moisterized.
  Reviewed by:  ROSALIE WILLIAMS from Texas. on 4/26/2014