Moisturise skin care benefits
Dr Shea is an excellent moisturizer for the face and body, read about all it’s amazing skin care benefits here.
It locks in the moisture in the skin and keeps it hydrated for longer. Dehydrated and dry skin becomes rough and scaly.
Certain areas of the body can even develop skin cracks due to dryness. Shea butter can nourish the skin with its fat content.
It can also help to soften the skin on your hands and feet and make it supple. It penetrates the skin easily, without clogging the pores, and is effective for dry skin.
Use shea butter to heal cracked heels, dry cuticles, and rough patches on your skin.
You can also use it to simply moisturize your skin during the colder months and stay glowing in the warmer seasons.
Treats Acne And Blemishes
Shea butter is known for its healing properties, which can be attributed to the presence of several fatty acids and plant sterols such as oleic, palmitic, stearic, and linolenic acids.
These oil-soluble components do not undergo saponification or convert into soap on coming in contact with alkalis.
Shea butter is more non-saponifiable than other nut oils and fats, thus imparting it great healing potential.
Raw, unrefined shea butter is effective in curing skin rashes, skin peeling after tanning, scars, stretch marks, frostbites, burns, athletes foot, insect bites and stings, and acne
Inflammation skin care benefits
Shea butter has several derivatives of cinnamic acid that exhibit anti-inflammatory properties.
These properties make it beneficial for the improvement of skin conditions that result from an increase in inflammatory compounds.
Generalized inflammations from conditions like dermatitis and eczema can be alleviated by using shea butter on the affected area.
Sunburns, rashes, cuts, and scrapes that can result in swelling can also be treated using this butter.
Anti-Aging And Anti-Free Radical Agent
Dr Shea Tea Tree considered as one of the best anti-aging agents for the skin.
It stimulates the production of collagen, the youthful scaffolding protein in the skin.
The vitamins A and E found in this butter keep the skin supple, nourished, and radiant.
If used regularly, it reduces wrinkles and also prevents premature wrinkles and facial lines.
These vitamins, along with catechins, also exert an antioxidant effect against free radicals that damage the skin.
These free radicals are often found in our environment in pollutants and irritants.
The sun’s rays can also increase the free radicals in our skin, which can easily damage the skin cells.
The cinnamic acid esters in the shea fat prevent damage from these compounds by giving your skin an antioxidant boost.
Shea butter is a natural phenomenon that is extracted from shea tree nuts. It’s off-white or ivory coloured and has a creamy consistency that’s easy to spread on your skin.
Most shea butter comes from shea trees in West Africa.
Fatty acids and vitamins make shea butter an ideal cosmetic ingredient for softening skin.
Anti-inflammatory and healing properties. Using shea butter on your body, especially your face, can condition, tone, and soothe your skin.
Make your own Face mask
Dr Shea body butter can be applied directly to your face before you go to sleep and in the morning.
Be your own boss and start how I did, making my own Shea butter beauty products at home.
Here’s my winning face mask recipe using Dr Shea Fragrance-Free and honey. Wash your face first with a cleanser or warm water.
To make your own mask, mix together:
- 1 tablespoon of raw honey
- 1 tablespoon of Dr Shea
Mix well and spread out over your face & neck. Leave the mask on for 10 to 12 minutes before gently cleansing your face with warm water and a soft washcloth for the best results. So simple yet so effective, indulge in pure bliss and softness for your face. If