Unscented Pure Unrefined Shea Butter

Unscented Pure Unrefined Shea Butter


Unscented Pure Unrefined Shea Butter


The shea butter has been a moisturizing staple for ages. And the best part about this one? It's cruelty-free and handcrafted with ingredients from Togo, West Africa.

Sustainable goodness

Alaffia is a clean hair and skincare brand that uses Fair Trade to source handcrafted raw ingredients from West Africa.

  • Vegan

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Why we love it

This Pure Unrefined Shea Butter is the kind of "does-it-all-and-then-some" products that you'll want on hand all the time. The butter is so smooth and easy to apply—and works to moisturize your skin and your hair. It has no sulfates, parabens, artificial colors, synthetic fragrances (the list goes on) and it's also cruelty-free. So you could say it's basically the shea butter of our dreams.

How it does good

Empowering women and families in West Africa

Alaffia started with Olowo-n’djo Tchala and Prairie Rose Hyde and their deep sense of responsibility and love for humankind. Their women's cooperatives in West Africa handcraft indigenous raw ingredients which the Alaffia team in Olympus, Washington uses to create the finished products using traditional African recipes and methods. By purchasing these handcrafted skin and hair care products, you're helping empower women and families in Togo, West Africa.

  • responsible sourcing

    Alaffia has ethical trade practices which helps guide their partnerships with suppliers in West Africa and around the world. They also promote gender equality through fair wages and are certified For Life by ECOCERT.
  • low carbon footprint

    Alaffia has a Reforestation program that utilizes Regenerative Agricultural practices for all West African ingredients and have helped plant thousands of trees to restore affected areas.
  • recyclable packaging

    A portion of Alaffia sales go towards improving living conditions by helping with maternal care, education, school supplies, reforestation, eyeglasses, and school construction.
  • recyclable packaging

    Alaffia uses broadly recyclable plastic in their packaging.
  • Fair For Life Fair Trade Certified
  • Certified Non-GMO

How to use it

If you're looking to moisturize, we recommend warming up a bit of it in the palm of your hands and then applying to your skin or hair.

When you're done...

Good news! This packaging is 100% curbside recyclable

These are general guidelines for broadly-recyclable materials. Check with your local recycler to confirm what they take.

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About the Brand



The story of Alaffia grew out of West African soil in 1996 when a young man from Togo, West Africa, met a young woman from rural Washington State. Inspired by a shared calling to do right by the world, Alaffia, a social enterprise, was born. Founded in 2003, Alaffia continues to redefine the natural products industry through its values of Beauty, Equality and Empowerment, fair trade, and safe, efficacious hair, face and body care.
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