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SheaYeleen

Established in 2005, Shea Yeleen International, Inc. is a social enterprise dedicated to empowering women in West Africa and the United States through the production, sale and use of shea butter products.

A unique blend of grassroots organizing and business development, Shea Yeleen specializes in manufacturing high quality, organic, fair trade skin care products and utilizing a sales strategy that incorporates women’s’ micro enterprise development.

Ultimately, Shea Yeleen's beneficiaries are the women producers who will receive a fair price, small business start-ups and consumers who will have access to a guaranteed high-quality product that meets their health, cosmetic and personal beauty needs.

Shea Yeleen cares about the global community. They believe that business has an equal responsibility to make profits while benefiting and making change in the communities in which we do business. 

Learn more about how Shea Yeleen empowers female shea butter producers in Ghana here.

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  • Lemon Verbena Body Balm
    $22.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea butter body balm delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter, lemon and verbena essential oils, this balm moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. Excellent for dry skin, especially elbows, knees, feet and hands. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). All Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, and 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits of unrefined shea butter: Contains vitamins A, E, and F for healthy soft skin Restores elasticity in the epidermis of the skin Encourages cell regeneration and helps prevent wrinkles Helps soothe and hydrates dry, itchy, irritated skin Helps relieve sore muscles and joint pain  

  • Fairest of Them All Gift Set
    $98.00

    For any beauty lover, this curated gift set of artisan-crafted fair trade products will warm their heart while making a social impact.   1. Cosmetic tote from Original Source & Supply  Zero waste fabric and up-cycled leather strap handmade by local Sri Lankan artisans. Drawstring enclosure; top folds down to create a basket-like pouch. Reversible. 2. Katari Beauty Granate - Pomegranate Seed Oil Katari’s luxurious pomegranate seed oil revives dry skin and helps fight skin aging caused by free radicals. It repairs environmental damage while restoring your skin to its natural pH levels. Granate smells and feels amazing on the skin and absorbs very quickly leaving a little cloud of fragrant scent. 3. Shea Yeleen Lemon Verbena Body Balm This naturally nourishing Shea butter body balm delivers the best of the Shea seed’s moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter, lemon and verbena essential oils, this balm moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. 4. 700 Rivers Cinnamon Spice Soap Bar  Infused with cinnamon, clove, and coconut oil, this invigorating soap produces a creamy lather to wash away impurities and protect skin from everyday stress. A blend of natural and warm spiced essential oils give this daily soap a calming scent. This bar of Cinnamon Spice all-natural soap has been handcrafted by Bangladeshi artisans that have escaped human trafficking and are now guaranteed fair, living wages and a safe work environment. 5. True Moringa White Gold Peppermint Lip Whip  This moringa oil infused peppermint flavored lip whip offers lips a hint of color, shimmer and moisture for year year-round protection. The unique blend of luxurious cocoa butter and moringa penetrate deeply into the skin and replenish essential amino acids and nutrients. Paraben free, sulfate free, vegan. Rejuvenate and heal scaly or cracked lips and replenish moisture with daily use. Each product positively impacts the communities from which they are sourced.         

  • Lavender Honeysuckle Body Cream
    $20.00

    Shea Yeleen’s naturally nourishing Shea Butter Body Cream delivers the best of the Shea seed’s moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter, lavender and honeysuckle essential oils, this lotion moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. This 3.4 oz size is great for the purse or bag during travel and commutes. Shea Yeleen’s sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits of unrefined shea butter: Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Glycerin is an excellent humectant that helps keep skin moisturized and supple Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Olive oil is rich in vitamins A & E, antioxidants, and helps repair and renew aging and damaged skin  

  • Coconut Melon Body Balm
    $22.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea butter body balm delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter, coconut and melon essential oils, this balm moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. Excellent for dry skin, especially elbows, knees, feet and hands. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). All Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, and 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits of unrefined shea butter: Contains vitamins A, E, and F for healthy soft skin Restores elasticity in the epidermis of the skin Encourages cell regeneration and helps prevent wrinkles Helps soothe and hydrates dry, itchy, irritated skin Helps relieve sore muscles and joint pain  

  • Lemon Verbena Body Cream
    $20.00

    Shea Yeleen’s naturally nourishing Shea Butter Body Cream delivers the best of the Shea seed’s moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter and anti-oxidant rich lemon verbena, this lotion moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. This 3.4 oz size is great for the purse or bag during travel and commutes. Shea Yeleen’s sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits of unrefined shea butter: Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Glycerin is an excellent humectant that helps keep skin moisturized and supple Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Olive oil is rich in vitamins A & E, antioxidants, and helps repair and renew aging and damaged skin  

  • Lavender Ylang Ylang Shea Butter Soap
    $8.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea Butter bar soap delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. This wonderful floral, fruity, woodsy blend of lavender and ylang-ylang will gently cleanse the skin, leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Excellent for all skin types including normal, dry, and sensitive skin. The Shea based soap gently cleanses skin without stripping it of natural oils and effectively softens and leaves skin nourished with essential fatty acids. The Lavender Ylang Ylang oils is a floral and fresh scent with calming properties. This product is vegan, free from mineral oils, artificial fragrances, gluten, fillers, and unnatural preservatives. It is noncomedogenic, made with 85% organic ingredients, and produced with ethically sourced shea butter. BENEFITS Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that help prevent aging and skin strengthening vitamin E. 

  • Oatmeal Spice Shea Butter Soap
    $8.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea butter bar soap delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. A wonderful earthy blend of cinnamon and clove oils will gently cleanse the skin, leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Wonderful for dry skin. Oats provide soothing benefits and cinnamon and clove oils are richly blended for a deep spicey aroma. This product is vegan, free from mineral oils, artificial fragrances, gluten, fillers, and unnatural preservatives. It is noncomedogenic, made with 85% organic ingredients, and produced with ethically sourced shea butter. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. BENEFITS Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that help prevent aging and skin strengthening vitamin E.  

  • Lemongrass Shea Butter Soap
    $8.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea Butter bar soap delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. This exotic citrus scented shea butter soap will awaken your senses and invigorate your skin, leaving it softly fragrance with lemongrass. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Excellent for all skin types including normal, dry, and sensitive skin. The Shea based soap gently cleanses skin without stripping it of natural oils and effectively softens and leaves skin nourished with essential fatty acids. A pure natural solution for dry irritated skin. Lemongrass oils leave a refreshing citrus scent. This product is vegan, free from mineral oils, artificial fragrances, gluten, fillers, and unnatural preservatives. It is noncomedogenic, made with 85% organic ingredients, and produced with ethically sourced shea butter.  Benefits Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that help prevent aging and skin strengthening vitamin E.  

  • Tea Tree Charcoal Shea Butter Soap
    $8.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea Butter bar soap delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Tea tree oil and charcoal will gently cleanse the skin, leaving you feeling relaxed and refreshed. Excellent for all skin types including normal, dry, and sensitive skin.  The Shea based soap gently cleanses skin without stripping it of natural oils and effectively softens and leaves skin nourished with essential fatty acids. The Charcoal and Tea Tree blend effectively and gently detoxify the skin. This product is vegan, free from mineral oils, artificial fragrances, gluten, fillers, and unnatural preservatives. It is noncomedogenic, made with 85% organic ingredients, and produced with ethically sourced shea butter. Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. BENEFITS Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that help prevent aging and skin strengthening vitamin E.  

  • Patchouli Lemon Shea Butter Soap
    $8.00

    This naturally nourishing Shea Butter bar soap delivers the best of the Shea seed's moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. This fresh and earthy scented shea butter soap will awaken your senses and invigorate your skin, leaving it softly fragrance with lemon and patchouli. Excellent for all skin types including normal, dry, and sensitive skin. The Shea based soap gently cleanses skin without stripping it of natural oils and effectively softens and leaves skin nourished with essential fatty acids. This product is vegan, free from mineral oils, artificial fragrances, gluten, fillers, and unnatural preservatives. It is noncomedogenic, made with 85% organic ingredients, and produced with ethically sourced shea butter.  Shea Yeleen's sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Coconut oil is rich in antioxidants that help prevent aging and skin strengthening vitamin E.  

  • Winter Wanderluster Gift Set
    $65.00

    For any beauty lover, this curated gift set of artisan-crafted fair trade products will warm their heart while making a social impact.   All items come housed in an Original Source and Supply Zero-Waste Zipper Wash Bag featuring hand illustrated Sri Lankan animals, fruits and wild plants from India: Shea Yeleen's Lavender Honeysuckle Rich Shea Body Butter Cream from Ghana Tierra & Lava Mayan Bliss Balm from Guatemala Essential Oils of Peru Lemongrass Essential Oil from Peru  Each product positively impacts the communities from which they are sourced. 1. Island Design Cotton Canvas Wash Bag from Original Source and Supply Fully lined with internal divider 100% Zero-Waste cotton fabric and trims Made in Karur, India using a sustainable design approach 2. Shea Yeleen Lavender Honeysuckle Rich Shea Body Cream Packed with natural, unrefined shea butter produced by a women’s cooperative in Ghana, Shea Yeleen's ultra-hydrating formula is rich in vitamins and will instantly smooth your skin, leaving it glowing. This smaller size is great for the purse or bag during travel and commutes. 3. Tierra & Lava Mayan Bliss Balm Meet your new best friend!  This is the “go-to balm” for just about anything. It’s a touch of bliss for dry lips, elbows, flyaway hairs, or minor grazes. Formulated with ingredients chosen for their synergy and traditional Mayan medicinal uses, Mayan Bliss Balm combines 3 varieties of Mayan Melipona Honey (each with their own distinct qualities), coffee extract, macadamia oil for rich moisture and gloss, fresh turmeric, calendula for its healing and soothing properties and a touch of mandarin. This balm is both nourishing and invigorating for the skin. 4. Essential Oils Peru Lemongrass Essential Oil 100% Pure Lemongrass Essential Oil. Known locally as Hierba Luisa. Steam-Distilled. Fresh exotic grass and vibrant lemon. Native to Southeast Asia, this Lemongrass (Cymbopogon citratus) is cultivated in the crisp terroir of high Andean valleys in the Cusco region of Peru. Use as aromatherapy to relieve stress and anxiety. For skincare, use as a natural astringent and anti-bacterial. A $75 value for $65. 

  • Coconut Melon Shea Body Cream
    $20.00

    Shea Yeleen’s naturally nourishing Shea Butter Body Cream delivers the best of the Shea seed’s moisturizing and soothing properties through thoughtful small-batch methods. Enriched with 95% unrefined shea butter, coconut and melon essential oils, this lotion moisturizes and protects the skin from daily elements leaving your skin healthy, smooth, and beautiful with a hint of fragrance. This 3.4 oz size is great for the purse or bag during travel and commutes. Shea Yeleen’s sustainable supply chain in Ghana empowers women producers to earn a living wage (5x the local minimum wage). Since their origin in 2003, all Shea Yeleen shea butter is 100% natural, 100% ethical trade, 100% chemical-free. Vitamins A, C, E, F, Seed Sorted, Controlled Heating, Triple Filtered. Benefits of unrefined shea butter: Shea butter contains high levels of fatty acids, vitamins A, E, F and helps restore skin elasticity Glycerin is an excellent humectant that helps keep skin moisturized and supple Sunflower oil is rich in beta-Carotene, vitamin E, and antioxidants that help prevent premature signs of aging Olive oil is rich in vitamins A & E, antioxidants, and helps repair and renew aging and damaged skin