What is Shea Butter?
Shea butter is a thick and oily substance that comes from the nuts of the shea tree. First, you’ll need to remove the nut’s outer casing before grinding it into a paste. After that, it’s boiled in water so that the shea butter will rise to the surface where it can be skimmed off and dried into blocks at room temperature.
Shea butter contains natural fatty acids, vitamins A and E, as well as antioxidants which help hydrate and protect skin from environmental damage.
Vitamin A helps to protect skin from environmental damage while vitamin E is an antioxidant that works with vitamin A to prevent the oxidation of lipids (fats) in our bodies by neutralizing free radicals or damaging molecules produced by our cell metabolism. Together these two vitamins make up about half of all vitamin content within our body’s sebum (oil), where they work together to protect us from harmful UV rays that can cause wrinkles and other signs of aging on your face! Though you still need to use an SPF daily to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun!!
What are the Benefits of Shea Butter?
Shea butter has a high content of oleic acid, making it an excellent natural moisturizer. Because of this, Shea butter can also be used on other parts of your body where you may need extra hydration—such as your lips or elbows!
Aromatherapists say that Shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce swelling after shaving cuts or burns on sensitive skin areas such as underarms or bikini lines. In addition to its benefits for your skin health overall, Shea Butter has been shown through studies done by dermatologists at Harvard Medical School to contain high levels of antioxidants which can help prevent damage caused by free radicals.
Shea butter can help prevent stretch marks during pregnancy, improves skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles over time when applied topically; it can help sunburns heal faster; soothe & calm dry skin conditions & it works on all skin types (even sensitive); it makes hair softer; it helps with dry scalp conditions such as dandruff or flaky scalps.
Shea butter is good for your skin
Shea butter is good for your skin. Shea butter has been used as a beauty product for centuries, and it’s easy to see why: it’s soft and creamy, smells great, and doesn’t leave an oily residue on your skin. Shea butter’s benefits don’t stop there. It contains vitamins A, C and E that help heal burns, eczema and other skin ailments.
Some people refer to shea butter as nature’s wonder cream because of how well it works on all types of skin (including sensitive ones) and its ability to improve the appearance of scars over time by reducing scar tissue build up around them.
Shea butter has been used for centuries in West Africa as a moisturizing agent and treatment for eczema, burns, and other skin ailments. Shea butter contains natural fatty acids, vitamins A and E, as well as antioxidants which help hydrate and protect skin from environmental damage. You can find this amazing ingredient in our hand and body balm.