Shea butter has been used as an addendum to so many skin care products. If you ask, what Shea butter is? Shea butter is solid fatty oil made from the nuts of Karite Nut trees (Mangifolia) that grow in the semi-arid Savannah regions of West and Central Africa. Shea butter has a very wide range of influence and spectrum. Not restricted to the treatments of dry skin alone, Shea butter is used in foods and cooking. Shea butter is also used in bath soaps and beauty and skin care products. This above uses of shear butter is attributed to so many reasons including its non-toxic. One of my favorite skin creams, NIVEA smooth body lotion is enriched with Shea butter. Below are benefits of Shea butter to the care of skin
Shea butter and oily skin
Shea butter gets easily absorbed in the skin, thereby not leaving the skin too greasy. A lot of inexperience people think it is absolutely wrong to moisturize oily skin. Over-washing your face and failing to replenish the moisture that your skin needs can irritate your skin, which in turn may cause excess oil production.
Shea butter nourishes the skin
One of the beauties of Shea butter is that it nourishes your skin nutrient that fights skin wrinkle possessing anti aging property. Shea butter also helps rhyme uneven skin tone giving you healthy skin. Shea butter also contains vitamins (Vitamins A and Vitamin E) (Vitamins for skin and Its supplements) which work synergistically to keep to skin young. Vitamins A and E also contribute to keeping your skin supple by boosting the production of collagen, a protein in skin that diminishes as aging progresses.
Shea butter and skin inflammation
Shea butter also contains cinnamic acid which contributes to the anti-inflammatory properties of Shea butter. In turns, Shea butter lessens swelling associated with so many skin conditions including acne. Shea butter has also been found to posses antimicrobial properties. Other beneficial components include fatty acids and plant sterols that help your skin heal faster, diminishing acne scars and helping to clearing up acne and acne-related infections faster than leaving your skin untreated.