Review – Aviela Healthy Hair Shea Hair Butter

I love Shea butter and always incorporate it in my DIY recipes.  I’ve had my eye on Aviela for a while…

avielais a natural skin and Hair care brand created for people with dry sensitive skin and hair.  Aviela, is a dagaara word from Northern Ghana which means “It’s beautiful”.

Aviela’s collection harnesses the nourishing and protecting properties of Unrefined Shea butter, which is widely renowned for its softening, anti-drying, anti-inflammatory, anti-irritant, anti-aging properties and is extremely rich in natural tocopherols (vitamin E) for antioxidant benefits.

Aviela believe that beauty is found in the most simple and natural things and bring this idea to life by using natural ingredients and simple formulas.  They create products that celebrate and preserve the traditions of ethnic people.

Aviela products are:

  • Gentle to the skin & hair, moisturising and nourishing
  • SLS and Paraben free
  • Lanolin and Mineral oil free
  • Hand made with care
  • Natural and free from artificial colouring
  • Cruelty-free and suitable for Vegans


Today I’ll be sharing my thoughts on their hair butter.


Aviela Healthy Hair Shea Hair Butter 150g | £16

A rich blend of Shea butter, Coconut oil, Olive oil and other natural oils to provide intensive hydration for dry and brittle hair.

Aviela healthy hair shea hair butter


Butyrospernum Parkii (Shea Butter) Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Capric/Caprylic Triglyceride & Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract, Vitis Vinifera(Grape Seed), Persia Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Oil, Honey, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Cymbopogon Flexuosus Oil (Lemongrass), Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Oil, Eucalyptus globulus Leaf Oil 

Shea Butter Origin: Ghana (West Africa)

Aviela healthy hair shea hair butter

For best results apply and leave in hair for 30 minutes or more before shampooing, or apply after washing hair for a great conditioning effect.

Aviela healthy hair shea hair butter

The cold winter really takes a toll on my hair so I like to use more deeply nourishing products.  The consistency is just right and easy to work with, it gently melts on contact.  The scent is lovely, lemongrass really comes through with undertones of lavender.

I like to use it as a pre-poo, I apply a little amount on damp hair working it through my entire hair, concentrating on my ends which are dry.  I leave it in for 30 minutes and then shampoo.

I also apply a small amount to style my hair, a little goes a long way and it doesn’t leave my hair greasy or weighed down.  It helps protect my hair from the cold and my hair stays moisturised and hydrated for days!



Have you tried any products from Aviela?  Please feel free to share your thoughts.





Lola ♡





Disclosure:  Product chosen as part of the LLABP.  As always I give honest and unbiased reviews of products I receive.  This post contains affiliate links.



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Hi there! I’m Lola, founder of Discover Green Beauty, a blog that is all about an organic, non-toxic approach to beauty, health and wellness.

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