WHAT IS ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER?
Organic Shea Butter comes from the nuts of the Shea tree and is extracted as a type of fat. It contains a high concentration of fatty acids and vitamins that is easily spreadable and widely used as a type of healing butter or lotion. Shea Butter is a product used for soothing, smoothing, and conditioning your skin.
BENEFITS OF ORGANIC SHEA BUTTER
Research has shown that the use of Shea Butter is beneficial in many ways and is often used by individuals as a:
- Skin moisturizer
- Skin infection fighter
- Acne preventative
- Wrinkle preventative
- Cell regenerator
- Stretch mark and scar reducer
- Added protection from the sun
- Itch and burn reliever
- Bug bite soother
- Sore muscle relaxer
- Dandruff preventative
HOW IS SHEA BUTTER USED?
Shea Butter is an easily spreadable mixture of fat and vitamins that can be applied directly to your skin and hair. The most common form of Shea Butter comes in a tub-like container or jar and can be easily be scooped out with your fingers.
The use of Shea Butter on your skin is said to rejuvenate and revive the skin cells once the butter is successfully absorbed. Because of its slippery consistency, individuals who use Shea Butter prefer to use it as part of their nighttime routine before bed.
Shea Butter has also been commonly known as a natural hair conditioner when applied directly to your hair. For those who have thick or curly hair, simply apply the Shea Butter as you would normally, everyday conditioner, and rinse out once the butter is absorbed. Those with thin or brittle hair are known to use Shea Butter on strictly the ends of their hair to prevent broken or damaged strands. Shea Butter should not be used on the roots of your head as it may result in an oily, greasy look.