Monday, November 24, 2008

Shea Butter - Benefits for your skin.

Shea Butter is rich in Vitamins A, E, and F and nourishes the skin . Vitamins A and E help maintain the skin and keep it clear and healthy. They are extremely helpful in treating sun damaged skin as well as, helping to prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines. Vitamin F acts as a skin protector and rejuvenator. It soothes rough, dry or chapped skin and restore moisture to the skin. Also, Shea Butter easily penetrates the skin allowing the skin to breathe and not clogging pores. Shea Butter also has high levels of cinnamic acid, which is a natural sun screen. it provides some degree of protection from the sun. Shea Butter is also anti-inflammatory making it useful in treating rheumatism. .

Here are some benefits of shea butter for the skin

- Leaves skin smooth, supple and soft.

- Helps provide stretch mark prevention and healing

- Helps heal scars, burns and bruises

- Prevents ashy skin, chapping, and skin rashes.

- An ideal hair dressing that protects the scalp from sores and rashes and prevents dandruff.

- Helps prevent weak hair from breaking, fading, or thinning out.

- Fortifies cuticles and nails.

- Helps bruises to heal.

- Helps drain toxins from sore muscles: perfect for sports participants.

- Helps prevent skin irritation for babies: used for generations to help babies sleep better.

- Use after shaving to prevent irritation and restore skins natural luster.

- Ideal for dry skin, dermatitis, eczema, sunburn and athletes foot.

- Rejuvenates skin pores and adds elasticity to skin.

- Firms up aging skin and helps clear wrinkles.

- Massage shea butter into areas affected by arthritis, join pains, or other muscular ache.

- Soften Tough Skin on Feet especially heels.

This is list of possible benefits of shea butter, and should not be used in place of medical advice. Please consult you physican with any skin complications.

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