Why is Shea Butter good for my skin?

Shea Butter as a natural vegetable fat which comes from processing nuts of the shea tree. As an ingredient for skincare, especially in its natural and pure form, with a  high concentration of these fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin.

These fatty acids and vitamins include:

  • Stearic and oleic acids
  • Phytosterols
  • Vitamin A 
  • Vitamin E
  • Vitamin D
  • Allantoin

Shea butter also has multiple benefits for your skin:

  • Hydration
  • Plumps skin
  • Reduces premature facial lines and wrinkles
  • Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties
  • Calming and  soothes skin conditions such as mild to moderate eczema
  • Healing properties

Scientific studies have proven shea butter has extensive anti-inflammatory properties. Redness and swelling on your face may be calmed by applying.

Shea butter as an emollient.

The rich tree-nut oils can penetrate into your skin, creating a smooth and soft barrier that seals in moisture.  

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