The soft and creamy texture of extra virgin olive oil blended with shea butter and peppermint essential oil, this foot cream will leave your feet feeling soft and deeply moisturised, revived and refreshed. Simply scoop a small amount out of the jar, apply to your feet and massage in.
Shea butter is the fat that is extracted from the nut from the shea (Karite) tree, mainly grown in West Africa and is the African treatment for skin conditions such as eczema, scarring, stretch marks, sunburn, itching, insect bites & skin blemishes and this is the key and main ingredient in this body butter. With its creamy texture it is a delight to apply to the skin. Scientific investigations have found that shea nut butter does not pose any known or likely allergy risk to consumers, including those with peanut or tree nut allergies.
We use organic and fair trade shea butter which contains naturally occurring vitamins A, E & F, helping to maintain optimum skin health. Improving elasticity and abundant in fatty acids that help with collagen production, to help maintain youthful skin and with its mild SPF (thought to range from 4-6 SPF, naturally), anti-inflammatory properties and ability to reduce skin irritation shea butter is a true skin healer. Shea butter not only works on the surface of the skin, creating a protective barrier but it also penetrates deeply into the dermal layers of the skin to heal within.
Olive oil contains at least four different types of antioxidant: vitamins A and E, polyphenols, phytosterols and avenasterol to help maintain a healthy body. The antioxidants in olive oil work by neutralising damaging free radicals that can lead to skin aging and skin cancer. Chlorophyll is also present in olive oil – a photosynthetic pigment found in plants and algae – the life-giving part of the plant. It is an anti-aging substance that promotes the healing of skin conditions and wounds.
Peppermint essential oil is an analgesic, meaning it has pain killing properties. The menthol naturally within peppermint is a refrigerant. This provides a cooling sensation that is activated by the cold sensors within the skin. This is what makes peppermint so refreshing for the feet. Peppermint helps improve circulation too and is antibacterial, antimicrobial, antiseptic and reviving too. So peppermint is ideal to soothe painful, tired and aching feet and revive them leaving them feel refreshed.
THEOBROMA CACAO (COCOA) SEED BUTTER ORGANIC, BUTYROSPERMUM PARKII (SHEA) TREE BUTTER ORGANIC, MENTHA PIPERITA (PEPPERMINT) LEAF EXTRACT ORGANIC, LIMONENE*, LINALOOL*. *OCCURRING NATURALLY IN ESSENTIAL OILS.
|HOW TO USE||
WITH CLEAN HANDS TAKE A SMALL SCOOP OUT OF THE JAR AND GENTLY MASSAGE IN TO YOUR FEET.