Butters and Why Your Coarse Hair Loves Them!

Maintaining healthy hair begins with using good hair care products that contain natural ingredients that are greatly beneficial to your hair.  There are a number of butters used in many products on the market that have qualities your hair will love.  We highlight a few of them in this article:

Shea Butter – is a fat extracted from the nut of the African shea tree.  Shea Butter can be traced back to Ancient Egypt and is known for its moisturizing qualities

Illipe Butter - is from the fat from nuts of the Shorea stenoptera, a wild crop found in the jungle of Southeast Asia.  A long-lasting moisturizer, especially during winter months. Restores elasticity to dry, over processed hair.

Kokum Butter - found in India.  Rich in essential fatty acids and non-comodegenic (non pore-clogging).  Stimulates the scalp for healthy hair growth.    Helps with cell oxygenation.


cocoa butter

Cocoa Butter - also called theobroma oil; an edible vegetable fat extracted from the cocoa bean; helps make hair healthy, shiny and beautiful.  Moisturizes the hair making it more manageable.  Helps prevent hair loss due to breakage.  Strengthens hair shaft and repairs damage hair strands.

Mango Butter - higher level of fatty acid, making it an intensive moisturizer; contains vitamins A, C, D, E and group B vitamins; folic acid, calcium iron and magnesium; hydrates the hair for a long period of time.

Next time you're looking for a good hair product, check for these butters to ensure your hair is receiving the love it deserves!


Kristal Anderson