Treat your hands with fair trade shea butter

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presents for your hands - shea butterNow the gardening season is in full swing, you might find your hands are suffering!

Fortunately, help is on hand from a fair trade company called ‘Exclusive roots” who specialise in quality fairly traded products from Africa. All profits are reinvested in supporting disadvantaged communities in Africa.

They have a selection of three great products to protect and nourish your skin.

African black soap

African Black Soap is fantastic for all skin types, including sensitive and provides natural healing for various skin conditions.

African Black Soap is highly sought after and has been prized for centuries for its wonderful healing properties. Their soap is completely pure with no chemicals, preservatives, colour enhancers or fragrances and costs £3.

Raw, organic shea butter

Exclusive roots’ raw organic unrefined Shea butter is produced in Ghana by the Akoma Womens Co operative. It is free from dyes and fragrances, contains vitamins A and E and leaves the skin feeling soft and smooth.

Shea butter is processed from nuts gathered from the karite tree grown in the northern region of Ghana.

Shea butter is an excellent moisturiser and is extremely therapeutic helping to heal cracked aged and damaged skin. Its chemical constituents help to heal bruising and soreness. Exclusive roots shea butter costs £7.50

Presents for your hands

This is the ultimate way to indulge yourself or a gardening friend for £10

With the aptly named “presents for your hands” you smooth shea butter over your hands, pop on the cotton gloves which are provided in the kit and leave overnight.

In the morning your hands will feel unbelievably soft and smooth.

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