Shea Butter and Your Skin

​​Shea butter has been proven to be an effective moisturizer with extremely beneficial properties for one’s skin despite its affordable price. Pure, unrefined, Shea Butter is rich in Vitamin A and helps smooth out blemishes and wrinkles, prevent stretch marks during pregnancy, decrease muscle fatigue, and treat dermatitis. Hence, why the substance is widely used by multiple cosmetic and natural skincare product companies.

Shea Butter, scientifically referred to as Butyrospermum Parkii, is known to be an extremely hydrating substance. The skin becomes soft and smooth upon immediate application. This natural ingredient is used mostly for its effectiveness in moisturizing the face and body. As opposed to other natural ingredients, Butyrospermum Parkii acts as an anti-inflammatory ingredient as well as a great skin conditioner.

Raw Shea Butter is not only a great moisturizer, but also softens the skin and promotes tissue regeneration, helping to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. So it should come as no surprise that you’ll often discover Shea Butter in natural anti-aging face creams.

As winter approaches, I know many experience irritation from dry skin. Shea Butter is perfect for removing itchy winter skin. This moisturizer penetrates deep into the skin and prevents windburn by providing additional moisture. This ingredient is excellent for repairing cracked and dry heels, hands, rough elbows, and knees. 

Effective in treating conditions ranging from dry skin, to assisting one achieve a youthful complexion. This butter has proven time and time again to be one of nature’s best moisturizers. So if you are looking for an easy, effective, and inexpensive solution to any of the problems listed above, I would recommend putting your concerns to rest by giving it a try!

Written by: Tali Pinsker