Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The Magic of Shea Butter

Do you have premature wrinkles, scars, stretch marks, blemishes, dark, old and very dry skin? Are you tired looking for an effective remedy in the market to combat these skin enemies? Maybe Shea butter is the one you needed.

You maybe heard it before or even see numerous skincare products in the market made of SHEA but you simply ignore it because you did not know exactly what this stuff is all about. Okay, so here, I will introduce you to the world of Shea Butter and why it is one of the most, together with Jojoba oil, effective remedies for dry, dark and  old-looking skin.

Shea butter is extracted from the nuts of Karite tree that originally grow in the wilderness of Africa and contains healing properties and antioxidants that are beneficial to the skin. It is one of the most in-demand  beauty products in the world because of its natural healthy components. It has been used to heal burns, scars, stretch marks, blemishes, dermatitis, psoriasis, eczema and pimples. It also contains cinnamic acid which naturally protects the skin from the harmful effects of UV rays.

Shea Butter is now added to several cosmetics products. But commercial products may not be as effective as organic products due to the degree of chemical ingredients used in the mixture which may affect the effectiveness of Shea Butter, besides, commercial manufacturers used the refined and processed Shea Butter which filtered the natural properties of Shea.  

In order to receive the high benefits of Shea Butter, choose organic and handmade products only because it contains unrefined Shea Butter which provides 100% skin benefits. Unrefined Shea Butter usually lasts two years in the container. 

Benefits of Unrefined Shea Butter
  • Heals scars, burns, blemishes, premature wrinkles, fine lines, stretch marks, dark, dry and rough skin.
  • Minimizes stretch mark during pregnancy
  • Deeply moisturizes and nourishes skin creating a youthful glow and radiance.
  • It helps lightens the skin.
  • Promotes smoothness and suppleness of the skin
  • Protects the skin from premature ageing, sun damages and free radicals.
  • Contains powerful antioxidants like Vitamin A and E.
  • Smoothen skin tone
  • Restores skin's natural elasticity
Shea Butter acts like a nourishing food in your skin, so the next time you buy your skincare products in the market, choose only organic products that contain unrefined Shea butter.


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