In Burkina Faso, Africa, massaging young babies daily with Shea Butter is an ancestral tradition, passed on from mother to daughter, as a way of nourishing and soothing their baby. The baby is welcomed into the world by being vigorously rubbed with this magical butter. African women use it themselves as a complete beauty balm for the face, body and hair. Moms can use the balm during and after pregnancy to soothe stretched, irritated skin. The rich and creamy texture is easy to massage and can be used as an everyday skincare products.