Every year, French Maison L’Occitane tribute to the women of Burkina Faso on 8 March, International Women’s Day. It was in Burkina Faso Olivier Baussan in the early 1980s discovered the special ingredient shea butter, which nourishes and protects the skin. Since then, L’Occitane and the women of Burkina Faso established a shared history for 30 years. To keep that relationship intact, the L’Occitane Foundation has decided to promote the economic empowerment of these women in particular programs in the fields of literacy, training and micro-credits in support Burkina Faso.
On the occasion of International Women’s Day on March 8th French Maison L’Occitane is launching the Ultra Soft Balm, cointaining 96% of Shea Butter sourced in Burkina Faso. With the support of the L’Occine Foundation 100% of the profits from the sale of this balm goes to organizations that promote women’s entrepreneurship.
The balm has a lovely apricot scent and although lightweight is very nourishing on dry lips , dry skin and cuticles as it also cointains Beeswax , Sunflower Oil and Vitamin E.
It is a great multi-tasking product and a truly life-saver to keep in the handbag, as well as on lips and cuticles it can be used on dry patches , cheekbones and even on split ends.
It is not greasy and works so well, used on lips it leaves them nourished with a light glossy finish.
An ultra soft balm that does so much good but also does good to the womens in Africa can only be a good thing! Get yours now and while there while not grabbing one for your mum, sister and all female friends on March 8th to tell them how important they are!
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