Shea Butter

At L'OCCITANE, we have a Provence-only rule. But when it comes to special ingredients like Shea Butter, we know how to make an exception. The women of Burkina Faso have been using Shea Butter for centuries to nourish and protect hair and skin. That’s why we’ve teamed up with them to create a sustainable, fair trade supply chain that delivers supreme quality Shea Butter to your beauty routine.
 
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The true story of Shea Butter

In that distant land grows the sacred Shea tree - also called Women's Gold, 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'OCCITANE buys Shea Butter at a fair price directly from three women's cooperatives, thus assisting 11,000 women in building a brighter future for themselves and their families.

Men and women form different cultures, working on the same product with the same devotion, bringing people together through a special bond is the very basis of a lasting relationship. This is the essence of the wonderful Shea Butter story that has united L'Occitane with the women of Burkina Faso for so many years. - Olivier Baussan, founder of L'OCCITANE.