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A travel-friendly 15 ml mini of our Ivory raw Shea Butter.  One ingredient. Ethically sourced. Fragrance Free. Vegan.

Nigerian raw Shea butter is the ultimate African beauty secret. Used for centuries by women to protect and regenerate the skin, its potency lies in its naturally high concentration of A and E. A multi-purpose moisturiser for all skin types, it can be used on dry areas, stretch marks, scars, as a nappy balm, or as a base for making your own natural cosmetics.


Ingredients: Butyrospermum Parkii ( Shea Butter)



Raw Shea Butter is known for its high content of fatty acids and its naturally occurring content of Vitamins A and E. It is known to have anti-inflammatory and healing properties - Shea butter soaks into your skin, creating a smooth and soft barrier that seals in moisture, This moisturizing effect can last several hours.

Traditionally used as a “cure-all” balm, with women in Africa using it on everything from stretch marks and scars to babies' bums. An excellent natural alternative to petroleum jelly. rich tree-nut oils in shea butter can soak into your skin, creating a smooth and soft barrier that seals in moisture, this moisturising effect can last several hours.



Suggested use: All you need is a small amount, let it melt between your hands and apply everywhere - body, face, feet, and hands.

Face: Shea butter is rich so use it on dry patches on your face or has a 10-15mins face mask or a DIY overnight mask depending on your skin type.  Use to treat chapped lips and an aftersun treatment.

Body: All over body butter - great for really dry areas especially hands, feet, elbow.  Has been known to help skin conditions like eczema. Also, use it as a base to make your own creations.

Baby: Made from one natural vegan ingredient so it’s great for babies and kids. 100% safe. Use for nappy rash, moisturiser, belly balm.


Psoriasis: Psoriasis sufferers are advised to patch test before use as Shea butter encourages the regeneration of skin cells. People with psoriasis have an increased production of skin cells resulting in the build-up which is what is associated with psoriasis.

Shea butter contains natural latex, although reactions to Shea butter are quite rare please be aware of possible allergic reaction.

Eczema: We have had a number of rave reviews from customers who have told us that Shea butter has helped massively with their skin condition.

‘When applied topically, Shea butter can increase moisture retention by acting as a protective layer over your skin and preventing water loss on the first layer, as well as penetrating to enrich the other layers.’

Thus Shea butter is known to relieve the itchy, dryness and inflamed skin associated with eczema.


Processing Time: Please 1-2 working days to prepare & ship your order.

Transit Time: 

US Shipping: 5-7 working days

UK Shipping: 2-3 working days

EU Shipping :3-7 working days

Rest of the World: 5-14 working days

*All international customers are responsible for all customs and duty fees that are incurred during transit*

  Processing + transit time excluding weekends and public holidays 

Refunds & Exchange

We are happy to accept returns and offer exchanges, credit note or refunds on any product you are not completely satisfied with, simply return the unused/unopened product in its original packaging within 28 days of receipt. Please return the item/s using the returns label that comes with your order.

Unfortunately we cannot bear the cost of shipping the returned item, however, if the goods were damaged in transit we will of course refund all shipping costs. We advise all returned products be sent using a delivery service that insures for the value of the goods.

Please email: if you have any issues or enquiries


What the difference between your Gold and Ivory Shea? 
At LIHA we offer two types of vegan Shea butter: ivory and gold. The difference in colour is merely attributed to the region in which the shea butter was extracted and can also be based on the season and production methods. The same amazing skin health properties remain, regardless of the colour, however, depending on your personal usage of the butters you may prefer one over the other. Both are rich in Vitamins A and E and work wonders for multipurpose moisture.

Ivory shea butter is from Ghana and can be crumbly in texture. It has a nutty vanilla scent... it's perfect butter for keeping small areas such as the lips, hands and feet moisturised on the go. 

Gold Shea butter is from Nigeria and has a more smoky, earthy smell remnant from the roasting process of the Shea fruit and waxy in texture. It can be seamlessly smoothed into larger areas of the body as well as being the quintessential weapon against dry, flaky and itchy scalps.

What is raw Shea butter?
It’s a multi-purpose Vegan moisturiser made from a single ingredient that can be use from head to toe. 

Why not try this very simple recipe for a multipurpose moisturiser?
1 heaped tablespoon Shea butter – mash with back of spoon until smooth

2 heaped tablespoons Kitchen oil of choice ( coconut, hemp or olive) -add in mix with spoon and then whisk until light and fluffy ( around 10 mins)

Add 6-9 drops of your essential oil of choice ( or 3 drops of 3 mixed together) holding at eye level to control flow. Fold in with a spoon, decant into a glass jar and leave to cure in a cool dark place for up to a week.

Is your Shea butter 100% natural?
Our Shea butters are unrefined and raw and made from one natural vegan ingredient. So, no additional chemicals or preservatives added during the extraction process thus retaining all of its incredible natural properties.

Where does raw Shea butter come from?
Our Gold Shea butter comes from Nigeria and Ivory Shea butter is from Ghana

How is it made?
Raw Shea butter is produced from Shea nuts (Butyrospermum parkii) which is a fat extracted from the Shea kernel. Shea butter is made from one natural vegan ingredient which grows all over sub-Saharan Africa.  Our Shea butters are unrefined and raw, so, no additional chemicals or preservatives added during the extraction process thus retaining all of its incredible natural properties.

Can I use raw Shea butter on my baby/kids?
Yes, our raw Shea butter is made from one natural vegan ingredient so it’s great for babies and kids. 100% safe.

Are your products suitable for during pregnancy and/or nursing?
As most women prefer to use unscented products during this time, so our Shea butter is a customer favourite to keep stretch marks at bay during pregnancy and as a nipple balm during nursing. It even works wonders as a nappy balm!

Which of your raw Shea butter is good for really dry skin?
They are both really hydrating and nourishing but we would say the Gold Shea butter is slightly more moisturising.

Can I use raw Shea butter on my lips?
Yes, it great as a lip balm and keeping your lips conditioned and feeling hydrated.

Is it raw Shea butter vegan?
Yes. All our products are vegan.

Customer Reviews

Based on 4 reviews
Lucy G
Butter bliss

Love love LOVE IT! Deliciously emollient, this delivers deep nourishing softness with a gentle authentic scent. My skin is very happy. And the recyclable jar and lid get a big green tick in my quest to get plastic out of my bathroom. Thank you LIHA!


Really beautiful, quality Shea butter. quick delivery. i am loving all the products i have brought from Liha. my skin has never looked and felt so good. it gives you so much confidence when your skin looking better. highly recommend

abiodun oyepitan
Handy pocket/purse size Shea

I love the LIHA's ivory shea butter and it's a bonus they now sell the mini size that I can literally take everywhere and travel with.

Michael Johnson

Mini Ivory Shea butter (15ml)