Shea Butter

In Africa, it is called the tree of life. The Karite tree grows spontaneously in the Savannah, untameable by man. The tree’s nuts produce a rich butter that has long been used to protect skin from the harsh elements.
 
Shea Butter

The landscape of Burkina Faso is interspersed with majestic karite trees – the source of shea butter. In this region, the hot winds carry dust and fine sand, which can be ve...
 
Traceability

In the early 1980's, L’OCCITANE set up a joint-development program with the women of Burkina Faso. "Thanks to the incredible success of our Shea Butter range, which is known and...
 
Did You Know?

L’OCCITANE wants to go further than a trade business. It ensures that the women of Burkina Faso reap the full benefits of their work by purchasing the butter directly from them in...
 
Foundation

Created in 2006, the L’OCCITANE Foundation supports projects that give women greater autonomy and promote their economic emancipation, creating literacy centers, providing access ...
 
ECOCERT

The European control and certification body ECOCERT SA has developed the EFT “Ecocert Fair Trade” label, with four main objectives: • Social responsibility • Economic solidarity...
 
Effectiveness

Shea butter is a beauty balm ideal for dry to very dry skin. It restores hydrolipid film for skin that is softer, more supple and more comfortable.