Breaking News

Vermont Soapworks Offers African Shea Butter

November 22, 2005

Middlebury, VT-based Vermont Soapworks now offers handcrafted shea butter derived from tribal craftswomen in Ghana. While teaching sustainable agribusiness skills to rural villagers in Ghana, Vermont Soapworks owners Sandy Lincoln and Larry Plesent discovered this fine quality, natural shea butter, which is derived from wild shea trees on the savannahs of sub-Saharan West Africa.
Vermont Soapworks executives said shea butter is rich in moisture and vitamins that improve skin hydration, heal wounds and protect skin against the sun, wind and cold. Shea butter can be used in lotions, soaps, salves, lip balms, cold sore gels, lipstick, wrinkle creams and more. More info:
blog comments powered by Disqus
  • A Facial Bar Grows in Brooklyn

    A Facial Bar Grows in Brooklyn

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 24, 2016
    With three doors in Canada, Blitz Facial Bar opens its first US location in one of the hippest areas of New York.

  • Free and Clear

    Free and Clear

    Melissa Meisel, Associate Editor||October 17, 2016
    OY-L aims for zero-chemical skin care.

  • Coming Clean on a Host of Issues

    October 17, 2016
    Cleaning Products Conference is set for Nov. 9-11, 2016 in Washington DC.

  • Change Is in the Air

    Change Is in the Air

    Doreen Wang, BrandZ ||October 3, 2016
    Technology is changing the personal care market

  • Skin Care of One’s Own

    Skin Care of One’s Own

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Nu Skin’s ageLOC Me—which melds the worlds of smart-phone technology, efficacious ingredients and personalization

  • Proof Positive

    Proof Positive

    Christine Esposito, Associate Editor||October 3, 2016
    Testing service providers enable companies to back up their claims and stay in compliance with regulations.