Shea Butter

Shea Butter is an ideal beauty ingredient, used by women in Sub-saharan Africa to help nourish and protect their skin and hair. L'OCCITANE uses shea butter from Burkina Faso, harvested in a sustainable and fair trade partnership with the women who produce it. Discover our complete face, body and hair care offer, containing exceptionally high concentrations of Shea Butter.

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<h2 class="h2">Celebrate 20 years of Shea Butter!</h2> <p>In that distant land grows the sacred Shea tree - also called &ldquo;Women&rsquo;s Gold&rdquo;, as only the local women are entrusted with the delicate process of creating its Shea Butter, and benefit from its trade. Through a long-standing partnership, L&rsquo;OCCITANE buys Shea Butter at a fair price directly from three women&rsquo;s cooperatives, thus assisting 11,000 women in building a brighter future for themselves and their families.</p> <p><br />Men and women form different cultures, working on the same product with the same devotion, bringing people together through a special bond &ndash; the very basis of a lasting relationship. This is the essence of the wonderful Shea Butter story that has united L&rsquo;Occitane with the women of Burkina Faso for so many years&rdquo; - Olivier Baussan, founder of L&rsquo;OCCITANE.</p>