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Health, Skin & Hair Benefits Of Raw & Unrefined Shea Butter

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Shea butter is a natural and gentle remedy for a host of skin concerns like dryness, eczema, acne, stretch marks, and rashes. It's also great for hair. Use shea butter for a soft, shiny, and thick hairs.

*Benefits Of Shea Butter For Skin*

1. Moisturizes Dry Skin

Shea butter is a highly effective moisturizer for all-over body care.

Organic shea butter, 100 percent pure, is readily available today and you can slather it on anywhere on your body (after a shower works best) that needs extra moisturizing. It also works wonders for generally dry skin that is prone to flaking or roughness. In fact, The American Academy of Dermatology recommends shea butter for treating dry skin.

2. Prevents Stretch Marks

Due to its vitamin E content, shea butter is excellent for preventing and/or diminishing stretch marks.

3. Treats Acne And Blemishes, And Reduces Scars

Shea butter is good at preventing as well as treating acne, including adult acne. It also helps lighten and reduce the appearance of redness and scarring associated with acne. Shea butter is naturally rich in vitamin A.

4. Provides Immediate Relief To Itchy And Peeling Skin

Shea butter contains alpha-amyrin acetate, a chemical compound known for its anti-inflammatory properties. It brings immediate relief to itchy skin, insect bites, rashes and related redness (including diaper rashes), and skin prone to peeling after sunburn.

5. Helps With Shaving

As a natural moisturizer, shea butter can help you attain a silky smooth shave. Using shea butter while shaving (for both men and women) can help reduce razor burns and bumps.

6. Soothes Eczema And Dermatitis

Shea butter comes highly recommended for those who suffer from eczema and dermatitis.

*Benefits Of Shea Butter For Hair*

7. Promotes Healthy Hair Growth

Incorporating shea butter into your regular hair care routine will leave you with soft, shiny, and thick locks

8. Repairs Damaged Hair

Shea butter also works like a much-needed repair and rescue tonic for parched and damaged hair that’s been over-processed by hair color, salon treatments, and heat damage. Due to its fatty acid content, shea butter helps rejuvenate and replenish damaged hair to give you lustrous new locks.

9. Prevents Hair Loss

Shea butter can help promote hair growth and even prevent hair breakage and loss because it contains plant-derived phytonutrients. These nutrients protect your hair from harmful UV rays, harmful pollutants in the air, and even chlorine in swimming pools.

*More Healing Properties Of Shea Butter*

It has been used traditionally to treat rheumatism, nasal inflammation, and nasal congestion.

Clinical tests also confirm that shea butter may be more effective than existing nasal drops to clear nasal congestion.

In Africa, shea butter is used for dozens of other benefits.

It is applied to a newborn baby’s umbilical cord stump to prevent infection.

It is used as an effective insect repellent.

The moisturizing properties of shea butter are also used to protect the paws and skin of animals, especially dogs, from the abrasive effects of sand and salt.


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