Shea Butter is a plant oil extracted from African tree called Vitellaria. The butter can be used both ways, in cooking for frying and in cosmetology for skin and hair care. Let us focus on the benefits of Shea Butter provided due to beauty products.
What is Shea Butter?
First of all, Shea Butter is also known as Karite Butter or Glam Butter. How is this precious substance extracted? First of all, nuts of Vitellaria have to be collected. Secondly, they are air-dried and then crushed in order to obtain a kind of pulp. After that, the butter is produced by following a secret recipe. The second manner of obtaining Shea Butter is hot press. When extracted, the substance has to be refined due to flints and freshened up with steam – all the processes are necessary to eliminate the unpleasant scent of the nuts.
Properties of Shea Butter.
Shea Butter is used in many various ways. The most common applications of Karite Butter is for moisturization and skin smoothing. What is more, Shea Butter is known for slowing down skin-ageing processes as it regenerates damaged and dehydrated epidermis. Moreover, it has anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory action.
Coffee Body Butter by Orgnique.
This cosmetic by Orgnique does not only moisturise but also tautens as it has slimming working. The important ingredient of the cosmetic is coffee. It improves blood circulation, firms skin and takes part in breaking down fat tissue and cellulite. What is more,
Coffee Body Butter by Orgnique also contains E, F and A vitamins, allantoin and oils. Application of the product is fairly typical. Suffice to distribute and massage the product all over the body right after getting out of shower or after treating your skin with a body scrub. It is also worth pointing out that Coffee Body Butter by Orgnique is accompanied with two similar products: Coffee Sugar Peeling and Caffeine Slimming Serum.
Shea Balm D.I.Y.
You can prepare your own Shea Balm for damaged, dry or irritated skin at home. You will need the following ingredients: 25 ml Shea Butter and 25 ml of jojoba oil (you can also use any other pure oil). Start from melting these two fats in a water bath. Remember not to heat up the mixture too much since it is typical for Shea Butter to lose its beneficial features while being exposed to high temperatures. Pour the melted and well-combined ingredients into a container. Your homemade Shea Balm is now ready to use.