Enriched with a high concentration of fairly traded Shea Butter, this super-creamy formula penetrates quickly to protect, nourish and moisturise the skin. Honey, almond oil and coconut oil are blended with Shea Butter to create this extremely effective moisturiser. Ylang-ylang and jasmine essential oils lightly scent the hand cream.
Launched in 1994, Shea Butter hand cream is L’Occitane’s best-selling product, worldwide, with one being sold every 5 seconds! Use morning and evening, after washing hands, or whenever they feel dry and tight.
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Shea Butter…the magical skincare
L’Occitane sources its Shea Butter fromBurkina Faso, where a women’s co-operative numbering 13,000 women, harvest and process the nuts of the Shea tree, to extract the precious butter.
The women’s co-operative was established by L’Occitane 15 years ago to ensure fair prices and regular income in this poor community. This fair trade policy has led to an increased standard of living and new skills and opportunities for many of the women.
Beyond the important economic and social aspects, Shea Butter is first and foremost a beauty product. Women from Burkina Fasoin Central Africa is committed users of Shea for all their beauty needs and the results are simply beautiful! Their hands, arms and faces have a radiant, healthy glow and their skin is as soft as that of their babies.
Every product in the L’Occitane Shea Butter range is formulated with a high percentage of Shea Butter to provide all the moisturising, nourishing and protective benefits of this exceptional ingredient.