Shea butter is a kind of butter that comes from the seeds of the fruit of Shea (karite) tree and is quite rich in Vitamin A, E, and F. Shea butter is used for many things but we are going to be focusing on some of the ways it can be used to achieve a beautiful and supple skin and hair.

Shea butter as a skin moisturizer: Shea butter contains natural vitamins and fatty acids which nourishes, moisturizes, and make the skin glows. It also restores moisture to dry skin.


Shea butter as a sunscreen and tanning cream: Shea butter contains antioxidant properties and provides UV protection (SPF 6) to prevent and heal sunburns.


Shea butter for eyelashes: Apply shea butter to your eyelashes to make your lashes thick, full, and healthy.


For hair: Shea butter is a natural conditioner for hair. It softens hair, seals in moisture, defines curls, conditions scalp, and alleviate dandruff. Shea butter also enhances hair growth.


Shea butter for healing scars and wounds: Shea butter contains anti-inflammatory properties e.g lupeol cinnate, which prevents the development of tumors. Also, due to its high content of vitamin A, it is effective in promoting healing of skin allergies like rashes, eczema, burns, stretch marks, etc.


For Make-up: Apply shea butter to your face before applying makeup to make it last longer. It can also be used as a lip balm as it nourishes and makes the lip supple and soft. To make your eyeshadow last longer, dab a bit of shea butter on your eyelid before applying eye shadow. Shea butter can also be used as a makeup remover. It is also the best eye wrinkles remover!

So why not incorporate Shea butter to your daily beauty regimen!



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