Skin Benefits of Shea Butter
season especially in this winter and harmattan season. Below are the
skin benefits of Shea butter.
»Shea butter is an effective treatment for severely dry skin, chapped
lips, burns, fading scars, eczema, burns, rashes, acne, blemishes,
dark spots, skin discolouration, stretch marks, wrinkles, and in
lessening the irritation of psoriasis.
»It does not clog pores and it penetrates the skin easily.
»It cures minor burns and tough skin on feet.
»It softens and heal cracking skin.
»Shea butter softens callouses on feet,
»Shea butter minimises skin peeling after sunburn.
»It is an excellent skin moisturizer
»It restores elasticity to the skin.
»Shea butter has Vitamins A and E found which help in keeping the
skin supple, healthy, prevents premature
wrinkles and facial lines.
»It also has Vitamin F which works as a rejuvenator. Vitamin F in shea
butter also soothes rough, dry or chapped skin.
»It evens out skin tone.
»It prevents bumps after shaving.
»Shea butter can be used prior to shaving to minimize razor burn and
treat small skin wounds.
»It offers sun and wind protection.
»It is also being used as a sun blocking
lotion; although the level of protection
against the sun's ultraviolet radiation is
extremely variable, ranging from
nothing to approximately SPF 6.
»It is used for the management of sinusitis and relief of nasal
congestion in Nigeria, because it has hydrating properties which help
in relaxing the tension in the face skin thus easing respiration.
»It prevents stretch marks from
»Shea butter eliminates scalp irritation caused due by chemical
processing. So shea butter is used in emulsion and hair conditioners
for dry and brittle hair. It also restores lost hair lustre. It is
also used by soap makers.
»It has anti-aging benefits. And because of this outside Africa it is
used in cosmetics like moisturizer creams.
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