Nubian Heritage, Hand Cream, Raw Shea Butter, 4 fl oz (118 ml)
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- With Soy Milk, Vitamin E, Frankincense & Myrrh
- Healing, Hydrating & Protecting
- Certified Organic Ingredients
- Cruelty Free
- Ethically Traded Ingredients
- Sustainably Produced
- No Animal Testing
A nutrient-rich long lasting moisture treatment. Specially formulated with Raw Shea Butter, revered in African communities for its moisturizing and healing properties. Enriched with nourishing Soy Milk, Vitamin E and Cocoa Butter, Frankincense and Myrrh help revitalize dry, dull looking skin.
Humble Beginnings: Nubian Heritage is the brainchild of two New York street vendors. In 1992, fresh out of college and without jobs, Rich and Nyema embarked on a mission to produce luxurious natural products from traditional African recipes with organic and fair trade ingredients. Today Nubian Heritage offers hundreds of culturally authentic natural products inspired by global ancient healing philosophies. Although Nubian Heritage products are no longer made in bath tubs, little else has changed; the company still makes its products itself, still uses fair trade and organic ingredients and still invests in community commerce.
Heritage: Historical references to Shea Butter, a staple of African pharmacology, date back to the reported Shea Butter caravans of Cleopatra's Egypt. Shea Butter is enriched with essential fatty acids which moisturize and soften skin. Frankincense, known for its toning and anti-aging properties, also has aromatherapeutic benefits. Myrrh can be dated back to an Ebers papyrus (circa 1580 BC) recipe for a facial mask.
Raw butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, deionized water, stearyl alcohol (palm kernel), vegetable emulsifying wax, ricinus communis (castor) seed oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter*, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, vegetable glycerin, jojoba oil*, essential oil blend, soy milk, tocopherol (vitamin E), extracts of frankincense and myrrh, allantoin (comfrey root extract), lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower (and) lonicera japonica (japanese honeysuckle) flower extract
*Certified Organic Ingredient
Natural ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
... just like all the other Nubian Heritage's are. A little on the expensive side, but it's good. Make your choice. PS. Be sure to check my profile page for +180 reviews on iHerb products.
Posted by 5545520945512199378 on Feb 27, 2016
Really nice cream
Posted by 4920904654505433915 on Aug 29, 2015
Almost did not order it because of all the bad reviews about the smell of this product. I think the cream smells really nice and it made my hands super soft. Highly recommend and will order again!
Smells too strong
Posted by 5122626001029921615 on Mar 07, 2015
I have never expected these products smells strongly, artificial smell last for ever. It moist nicely but this is not even Frankincense and Myrrh, I can not even use for other parts of the body, it still smells consistently. I can not use this at all.
Posted by 5650395740733289552 on Jun 16, 2014
very very soft and pleasant smell
Moisturizing, but too strongly scented
Posted by 5418086645542338416 on Apr 07, 2014
I'd been looking for a quality shea butter cream for my hands as I am prone to hand eczema. I was aware that this product did list some flower extracts and other extracts (frankincense and myrrh)and essential oils, so I didn't expect it to be completely unscented. However, I did not expect this cream to have such a strong smell! I use essential oils very frequently, so I familiar with frankincense and myrrh and how EOs should smell. I expected this cream to smell "naturally scented" using these essential oils and other plant extracts,but to me, it smells very "perfumy" and more like artificial fragrance. The smell lasts a long time to the point of being bothersome. Disappointed. It moisturizes well, but is too stinky to use throughout the day after hand washing. I wish they made an unscented version of their shea butter cream.