Ingredients Ellie Loves: Shea Butter
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter is a key CurlyEllie ingredient, used in the CurlyEllie Nourishing Leave in conditioner. Shea Butter nourishes the hair with Vitamins A, E and F. Vitamins A and E help maintain the hair and keep it clear and healthy . The benefits of Shea Butter can be attributed to the concentration of vitamins A, E and F, along with cinnamic esters, sterols, minerals and other nutrients. Vitamin F is made up of linoleic acid and alpha-linoleic acid. These fatty acids are believed to soothe, hydrate, balance and revitalize both the hair and the scalp.
What is Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter? Shea butter is found in the nuts that grow on Shea-Karite tree, which exclusively grows in the tropics of Africa. It is extracted from the nuts of the Shea-Karite tree which begins to bear fruit after about 15 years. This irremovable fatty acid that gives Shea Butter its unique healing properties
It is believed to promote hair growth and is considered especially beneficial to processed, damaged and heat-treated hair.