Sourcing Story: Shea Butter

  • Sarah Harry-Isaacs
  • Dionne Hélène
  • Sandra Wilson-Hess
  • Neill Furmston

I was carefully selected to travel for this unique content creation exercise. This first-hand experience allowed me to not only capture the essence of the shea butter creation process but also forge a deeper connection with the incredible women behind this iconic product. The task at hand was not merely about showcasing the shea butter creation process; it was about bringing forth the empowering stories of the women behind it. Through a lens of respect, tastefulness, and unyielding beauty, I captured the traditional methods passed down through generations that result in the finest shea butter products. This project goes beyond visual aesthetics; it encapsulates a commitment to ethical sourcing and empowering local communities. These women, their stories, and the artisanal process became a visual celebration, creating a narrative that resonates with The Body Shop's ethos. I ensured that every frame reflected not just the beauty of shea butter but the strength and dignity of the incredible women who craft it.

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    The Body Shop

    • Hair, Beauty & Cosmetics