Unrefined shea butter has been used by Africans as a skin treatment for centuries. It's known to repair damaged skin, reduce inflammation, improve skin elasticity, and many more. Here's some of the reasons why:
Unrefined shea butter is rich in antioxidants such as Vitamin E and catechins another antioxidant that is present in Green Tea - antioxidants prevent and actually repair damage to your skin caused by free radicals such as the sun, pollution, and smoke
Unrefined shea butter contains compounds like triterpentene alcohols which are known to reduce inflammation.
Unrefined shea butter also contains cinnamic acid esters which have some capacity to absorb UV radiation and provide sun protection
Unrefined shea butter contains lupeol which minimizes aging by inhibiting enzymes that degrade skin proteins
Unrefined shea butter contains vitamin A which aids in skin cell regeneration. It also helps improve skin elasticity and reduce stretch marks.
Western scientific studies now support the alleged therapeutic value of Shea Butter in the treatment of certain skin disorders. How has shea butter improved your skin? Let us know and tag us using the hashtag #ShareShea on social media!
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