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Benefits of Shea Butter for Skin Health

Articles 12 Des 2019

Ever heard of shea butter Oatlovers? Shea butter is a natural fat extracted from shea tree nuts that grows widely in African savanna. The tree which has the Latin name Vitellaria paradoxa or formerly Butyrospermum parkii is also known as the tree shi or vitellaria.

The nutrients contained in it are good for the health of our skin and hair Oatlovers. To become shea butter, seeds from shea tree nuts will be processed into powder by drying, roasting, and grinding. Furthermore, the powder is boiled to produce oil.
Shea butter contains several vitamins such as vitamin E, vitamin A, and vitamin F or linoleic acid. The content of fatty acids in shea butter is also very high and the most numerous are stearic acid and oleic acid. Besides Oatlovers, there are at least 10 phenol compounds in shea butter that make it rich in antioxidants.

Shea butter is one ingredient that is already familiar in the world of beauty. The benefits of shea butter for the skin are very many and amazing. What makes shea butter one of the prima donna in skin and hair care products is the nutritional content in it. Shea butter contains anti-inflammatory, antifungal, and antioxidant properties that protect the skin from free radicals, and is believed to be able to overcome a number of disorders of the skin. Here are some of the benefits Oatlovers can get from using shea butter:

Moisturize The Skin

Now this is the number 1 benefit of shea butter that works as an emollient that can soften and moisturize Oatlovers dry skin. In addition, shea butter contains SPF (sun protection factor), so it can be used as an additional sunscreen to protect skin from sun exposure. But to increase protection against sunlight, Oatlovers still have to use sunblock.

Shea butter will absorb into the skin and create a layer on the skin that will lock in moisture. The benefits of shea butter to moisturize the skin can last relatively longer than other types of ordinary moisturizer Oatlovers.

Preventing and Overcoming Acne

As Oatlovers knows acne is usually caused by the production of excess oil on the face, causing a buildup of dirt on the pores of the face and can cause infection. Acne has various types and there are some of them which are very annoying and painful to the touch. Because shea butter is rich in various types of Oatlovers essential fatty acids, it can control excess oil production and restore and maintain skin moisture, so the skin is not dry and not oily.

The balance of oil levels in the skin can prevent acne. To treat acne Oatlovers, shea butter mask is useful as a natural anti-inflammatory and makes shea butter one of the options for treating acne. When compared with Oatlovers oils and other peanut fats, shea butter has good non-saponifiable properties, so it is more effective in terms of curing skin irritation.

Overcoming Stretch Marks

In addition to the two benefits of shea butter above, it turns out shea butter is also useful for dealing with stretch marks, you know Oatlovers! Stretch marks can occur because Oatlovers’ skin widens beyond the capacity of the skin. The content of vitamins A and E in shea butter is known to moisturize and restore skin elasticity, so it can help prevent and reduce stretch marks.

Regular use of shea butter can restore skin elasticity and increase collagen production in Oatlovers skin. The result, stretch marks will be increasingly faint and reduced. A study also showed that the content of essential fatty acids in shea butter can hydrate the skin while reducing keloid growth.

Reducing the Signs of Early Aging

Common signs of premature aging are the skin becomes dry, wrinkled, brown spots, until the appearance of fine lines. Oatlovers do not need to worry, overcome with shea butter. Shea butter can prevent premature aging because the content of triterpenes in it can maintain and increase collagen production which is important for skin elasticity.

Meanwhile, vitamins A and E in shea butter can help the process of skin regeneration by stimulating the formation of new skin cells. The combination of these nutrients can prevent premature aging, as well as reduce fine lines and wrinkles on the skin, so the skin looks youthful Oatlovers.

Natural Anti-Inflammation

Shea butter turns out to be a natural anti-inflammatory agent that can be powerful Oatlovers to treat inflammation in the skin. The benefits of shea butter one are obtained from the content of fatty acids and vitamin K contained in shea butter.

Vitamin K is a vitamin that plays an important role in blood clotting so it is effective in overcoming inflammation. Shhh … vitamin K is a type of vitamin that plays an important role against skin inflammation, Oatlovers.

 

Sources :

https://doktersehat.com/manfaat-shea-butter/

https://www.thebodyshop.co.id/blog/manfaat-shea-butter-untuk-kulit

http://www.cosmogirl.co.id/artikel/read/10277/Mengenal-Shea-Butter-dan-7-Manfaatnya-Bagi-Kulit

https://kumparan.com/kumparanstyle/mengenal-shea-butter-dan-manfaatnya-bagi-kecantikan-1552213537497642482

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