All You Need to Know About Shea Butter Uses

If you’re looking for something to take your skin to the next level, raw shea butter is the perfect skin solution. This versatile beauty ingredient is suitable for all skin types, be it dry, combination or oily. Shea butter is known for its extremely smooth and soft consistency, as well as the power it has to revitalise your skin. But what are the best shea butter uses?

What Is Shea Butter and Why Is It So Good For Skin?

Shea butter is the fat that is extracted from the nuts of a shea tree. The outer shells are removed, before the seed itself is crushed and roasted slowly until it develops a buttery-like texture.

Our faces are exposed to many environmental factors such as sun damage, air pollution and changing seasons, so it’s important that you protect your skin at all times. By using raw shea butter, your skin is absorbing all that natural goodness that it offers and as a result, you’ll be looking noticeably youthful with an unmistakable glow!

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Here are some ways shea butter benefits your skincare routine:

Hydrates and Moisturises

Think of it as a ‘conditioner’ for your skin. It is excellent for dry skin that is prone to tightness or flakiness as it restores moisture and creates a barrier against dehydration.

A “Drop” in Age

Didn’t think you could reverse your age? Well, thanks to vitamins A and E in shea butter, it can help to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, making you look more youthful.

Soothes Inflammation

Skin conditions such as eczema, dermatitis and psoriasis can be soothed with the help of shea butter as it is said to have anti-inflammatory properties. Raw shea butter can even be used to help reduce acne scars.

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Shea Butter Uses

You can use shea butter for absolutely anything and everything. Consider it a beauty and skin saviour, a superfood designed to give your entire body all the nourishment it needs.

From skin to hair, let’s discover all the ways shea butter can be used:

●  As a body and face moisturiser

●  For stretch marks

●  A DIY facemask

●  Hydrating lip balm

● Soothe razor burn and bumps

●  Soothe baby diaper rashes

●  Restore moisture in dry, damaged hair

●  Prevent a dry and itchy scalp

●  Combat split ends

Let’s face it, is there anything shea butter can’t do?

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Dawn Makes It Easy

Dawn knows that skincare is just as important and vital as drinking water. When we look after ourselves, we feed ourselves with healthy food. We need to do the same with our skin. Dawn Shea Butter and Almond Oil Body Lotion revitalises very dry skin, intensifying moisture production and revives dry skin.

Dawn Shea Butter & Almond Oil Body Lotion, enriched with 100% natural moisturisers that delivers 48-hour hydration, is sustainably sourced in Africa, making it a great addition to your beauty box.

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