Melvita Shea Butter is effective at soothing and hydrating extremely dry or sensitive skin. Blended with natural vitamin E it melts at skin temperature so is easily applied to face or body. Harvested in West Africa this organic Melvita Shea butter is obtained using a traditional method of extraction without the use of solvents. Melvita beauty tip: Ideal as a repairing after-sun treatment it is also recommended for dry lips chapped hands and "split ends". You can also put a small amount in your bath-water for smooth soft skin. Directions of use: Warm the butter in your hands to make it easier to apply then massage gently into the face body or hair. This product may melt if exposed to heat.