In Africa, the Ximenia tree is known as the Tree of Life, such are the skin-softening properties of its oil. This softening body scrub gently exfoliates to leave skin gleamingly smooth.
Our Community Trade shea butter is sourced from northern Ghana, where it has been used for centuries to protect skin from harsh Saharan winds. We work with The Tungteiya Women’s Shea Butter Association to produce the rich shea butter we use in our products. The Body Shop provides the 528 women of the association with a fair wage, and also pays a premium for the women to invest in community projects. Anita Roddick placed our first order in 1994 after an earlier visit to Ghana where she discovered the natural moisturising properties of shea butter and the amazing women who produce it.
Glycerin (Humectant), Sodium Chloride (Viscosity Controlling Agent), Cera Alba/Beeswax (Viscosity Controlling Agent), Cetearyl Alcohol (Emulsifying Agent), Disodium Lauryl Sulfosuccinate (Surfactant), Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate (Surfactant), Butyrospermum Parkii Butter/Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter (Skin Conditioning Agent), Zea Mays Starch/Zea Mays (Corn) Starch (Absorbent), Parfum/Fragrance (Fragrance Ingredient), Aqua/Water (Solvent), Hydrogenated Castor Oil (Emollient), Ximenia Americana Seed Oil (Emollient), Hexyl Cinnamal (Fragrance Ingredient), Butylphenyl Methylpropional (Fragrance Ingredient), Limonene (Fragrance Ingredient), Benzyl Salicylate (Fragrance Ingredient), Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone (Fragrance Ingredient), Citric Acid (pH Adjuster), CI 77891/Titanium Dioxide (Colorant).
Massage gently over damp cleansed skin in circular motions, working into dry areas like elbows and knees. Rinse off then towel dry. Expert tip: “For extra massage leverage and extra hydration, apply Spa of the World™ French Lavender Massage Oil on extra dry areas beforehand. You can also use The Body Shop® Bath Gloves for extra help to massage and exfoliate the skin while using the scrub.” – Vanda Serrador, Facialist and Body Care Expert for The Body Shop