Why is butter so important for your skin? Not the kind of butter you put on your toast, but one of the most important butters that you can apply to your skin.
Shea butter is from the African shea tree, Vitellaria paradoxa, and the butter is extracted from the fruit.
Shea butter is high in saturated fatty acids, mainly omega-9, and stearic acid. Shea butter also has high levels of antioxidants as well as vitamin E and A.Vitamin A has collagen production, which helps skin look younger, and vitamin E is a particularly potent antioxidant that can diminish the appearance of UV damage.
Shea butter was known to be used by Cleopatra. It is said that she would keep jars of unrefined shea butter on hand to moisturize her skin. Today Shea butter is one of the most nutritious ingredients you can use on your skin.
All of my soaps, body butters, and lip butters contain this amazing butter! So next time you're in need of a deep moisture, have a try of one of my products with shea butter! Your skim will thank you!
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