Shea Butter

Shea Butter

What is Shea Butter?

Shea butter comes from African shea tree nuts and is rich in fatty acids, antioxidants, and vitamins. Like green tea, shea butter contains antioxidative polyphenols that help combat premature aging. Shea butter also contains essential fatty acids like stearic and oleic acids, phytosterols, allantoin as well as vitamins A, E, and D.

Quick Facts

  • Great for skin hydration
  • antioxidant
  • soothes irritation
  • Great for dry skin

Why use Shea Butter?


Shea butter penetrates the skin and seals in moisture, protecting the skin from transdermal water loss many experiences in dry environments and during the harsh winter months.


The hydration and moisturization from shea butter also plump the skin, so it is softer and more youthful-looking.


Shea butter soothes irritated skin from everything from insect bites and contact dermatitis to psoriasis.


All the antioxidants and fatty acids in shea butter help neutralize free radical damage that causes fine lines, wrinkles, and melasma.

Sustainably Sourced

Qwezi Beauty partnered with Okere City, a community development project founded to undertake, influence and direct holistic rural development initiatives to create socio-economic opportunities for prosperity in Okere Parish, Adwari Sub-county, Otuke District in Uganda.

The Okere City idea is premised on the belief that using an integrated rural development approach based on social market economic principles to design and implement community development projects can create catalytic rural transformation and sustainable agrarian reforms.

The sustainably produced Okere City Shea butter will feature exclusively in all of our current and future beauty products.