Alaffia, Daily Toning Face Cream, Melon & Shea Butter, 2.3 oz (68 ml) (Discontinued Item)
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- Fair Trade Shea Butter
- Handmade with Certified Fair Trade Shea Butter
- For Dry and Combination Skin
- Firming & Nourishing
- Fair for Life - Fair Trade Certified by IMO
A light, gentle moisturizer with skin toning baobab and papaya extracts. Baobab oil, green tea and aloe vera encourage new cell growth and promote healthy skin tone. Regain firmness and elasticity as shea butter, African sesame and melon seed oils hydrate, protect and normalize your skin. For dry and combination skin types, including sensitive.
Sustainable Skin Care
- Domestic packaging
- No parabens
- No animal testing
- Fair trade
- No synthetic fragrance
Apply to face daily after cleansing with our Melon & Shea Cleansing Milk to improve skin texture and firmness. For best results, use together with Shea Butter Night Radiance Face Cream.
Aqueous extracts of baobab* (adansonia digitata), papaya* (carica papaya), and green tea (camellia sinensis), aloe vera, rose (rosa damascena) hydrosol, handcrafted shea (butyrospermum parkii) butter**, melon seed (citrullus colocynthis) oil*, sesame (sesamum indicum) oil*, vegetable glycerin, vegetable emulsifying wax, baobab (adansonia digitata) oil*, stearic acid, phenoxyethanol, potassium sorbate, limonene, ascorbic acid (vitamin C).
*Handmade by Alaffia Cooperatives in Togo
**Certified Fair Trade by IMO
For external use only
I usually use Alaffia's Neem and Shea Skin Recovery cream, but wanted to try something lighter for days when I don't need as extreme a moisturizer. This one fits the bill - it's more of a lotion than a heavy cream, glides on easily, soaks in quickly and doesn't leave a shiny, greasy layer on the face. It wears well under makeup and keeps my skin noticeably soft and hydrated all day or night. I've noticed an improvement in fine and dehydration lines around my eyes and on my neck and forehead since making my two Alaffia creams a regular part of my skin care routine. My only qualm with this cream is that I still need to put a layer of high linoleic oil underneath, since this cream is higher in oleic acid, and too much of that tends to make my very acne prone skin break out. It's not a huge problem, and probably wouldn't be an issue at all for many people, but I'd rather see Alaffia make a cream with just shea and melon seed oil or something so I could use it alone - the extra oil I have to add makes this less lightweight than I would like.