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Is de karité vegan?

De karité is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is de karité?

Shea butter, also known as "de karité" in French, is a versatile and highly nourishing ingredient widely used in skincare and haircare products. It is derived from the nuts of the shea tree, which grows in the African savannah. Shea butter has a rich and creamy texture and is packed with vitamins, antioxidants, and fatty acids that deeply moisturize and protect the skin and hair. It has anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties, making it an excellent choice for dry, sensitive, and mature skin types. Shea butter is also a natural sunscreen, with an SPF of around 6, and can be used to soothe sunburns and other skin irritations. Its unique composition makes it an essential ingredient in many cosmetic formulations, and its sustainable production supports local communities in Africa.

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