Refined Shea Butter comes from the African Shea tree found along the West African Savannah region. It is a skin and scalp emollient and moisturizer, restores skin flexibility and elasticity, and adds softness to hair. This product is recommended for hair care products; hand, face, and body creams/butters; sun care, and soaps. Shea Butter is a natural fat extracted from the nut of the African Shea Karite Tree. It is used as a moisturizer in personal care formulations. Shea butter is non-greasy and is absorbed quickly. It contains Vitamin A, Vitamin E and Vitamin F which help to soothe, hydrate, revitalize and balance the skin. Shea Butter also contains cinnamic acid which helps protect the skin against harmful UV rays.