The Difference between Ivory Shea Butter and Yellow Shea Butter
The difference between yellow shea butter and ivory shea butter is not that significant. Both are derived from the same African shea tree, but the processing of each results in a unique product. Ivory shea butter and Yellow shea butter is unrefined, typically raw, and has a strong nutty aroma. It is also quite thick and can be may require a little more elbow grease to spread.
Ivory shea is the original shea butter with no additives. Contrary to the name Ivory shea butter, the butter can vary in color to cream to light yellow.
3CayG’s Yellow shea butter is processed with a highly anti-inflammatory root called borututu (Cochlospermum angolense). The root gives the yellow shea butter it’s vibrant coloring and infuse the butter with the unique quality of the root. The properties of both yellow shea and ivory shea is known to soothe skin and thicken hair. They both are also known for their anti-inflammatory and anti-aging properties. Both butters also have one of the best moisturizing properties and often used to protect skin and hair from the elements.
Overall, yellow shea butter and ivory shea butter are both excellent products for skin and hair care. Both offer unique benefits and can be used to achieve similar results. 3CayG highly recommends both for anyone looking to improve their skin, nail, and hair health.