Obtained from the nut of the African Shea tree. Known in Burkina Faso as ultimate nourishing ‘Women’s Gold’ .

Best for promoting skin hydrationsoftening and vitality.


Shea Butter is obtained from the nut of the African Shea tree and is known in Burkina Faso as ‘women’s gold.’ It’s regarded for its supremely hydrating, softening and nourishing properties and considered sacred by the communities who harvest the butter. The tree itself cannot be owned by an individual person but is owned by the entire community who profit from the sale of the shea nuts.


Skin Benefits‬

This Shea Butter has an abundance of beneficial components which make it perfect for use in skincare, including phytosterols, oleic acids, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, vitamin K and vitamin E. It's a natural skincare wonder, used for thousands of years to protect skin from harsh weather conditions while tackling skin dryness. Thanks to its ability to create intensive hydration that lasts, the popularity of this miracle moisturiser will never fade.

Beauty Boosting

This impressive makeup gives Shea Butter the ability to soften and hydrate without leaving a sticky residue. Shea Butter helps to enhance brightness, condition and nourish, retaining moisture while helping to protect skin against environmental stresses. Shea Butter helps to promote healthy-aging, creating a nourished, healthy glow, even in dry conditions.

Shea Butter History

African Shea Butter is revered today for its natural ability to moisturise, soothe and promote healing by providing essential fatty acids, hydration and necessary vitamins to both skin and hair. It has been used for thousands of years by entire African communities to protect skin from the harsh weather of the Sub-Saharan desert.

Skincare Science

Shea Butter is an incredible natural emollient which is naturally rich in vitamins and essential fatty acids. Its chemical makeup includes an impressive array of components such as oleic acid, stearic acid, palmitic acid, linoleic acid, cinnamic acid esters, allantoin and polyphenols, which work in harmony to soften, hydrate and lock in essential moisture.

The Products

Dr Organic Shea Butter range is an exclusive and complete variety of natural skincare products designed to help maintain healthy, youthful and restored skin. Our products utilise the incredible replenishing, nourishing and moisturising abilities of Shea Butter as well as a host of other active, natural and organic extracts. Now, the ingredient known as 'women's gold' is enriched with a host of bioactive ingredients and exclusively available as part of the Dr Organic collection.