Smooth Like Shea Butter: How It Benefits Skin

Shea butter is no stranger to the beauty industry, nor to most women’s beauty regime. It works well with most skin types but is ideally used for those with dry skin. The benefits speak for themselves. Those who use shea butter have smoother, softer skin. If you want skin that is as soft as a cloud, carry on reading and discover some of the amazing benefits it can have for your skin.

If you didn’t know, shea butter is pronounced as shay butter. It is a type of fat that is extracted from the shea tree nut. It is pale or ivory in colour and has a very smooth and creamy consistency. It is known to quickly absorb into the skin at room temperature, making it good to use on skin that requires a bit more TLC.

Dawn’s Shea Butter & Almond Oil Body Lotion designed to breathe new life back into your skin. It contains the best of both shea butter and almond oil to revive the driest of skins. We know the power nature has on our skin and health, so we bottled it up to give you beautifully radiant skin you can show off with confidence.

Let’s look at some benefits of shea butter and why it’s so good for your skin.


Moisturises Dry Skin

There’s nothing worse than dry, flaky and irritated skin. If you’ve browsed the shopping aisles in the hopes of finding the best moisturiser, don’t overlook the natural wonders of shea butter. The high fat content deeply nourishes and moisturises the driest of skins. It is effective against dry skin because it penetrates and absorbs into the skin without clogging your pores.

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Reduce Skin Inflammation

Studies have shown that shea butter can reduce skin inflammation. If you have sensitive skin or any redness and swelling on your face, shea butter can soothe and calm it down.


It might not be the fountain of youth, but shea butter certainly benefits the appearance of the skin on your face. Vitamins A and E that are found in shea butter are responsible for keeping your skin radiant, plump and supple. If used regularly, it can also help diminish the appearance of wrinkles and fine lines.

Soothe Skin Conditions

Shea butter is also good for those with sensitive skin conditions. Those with psoriasis or eczema might benefit from using shea butter in their daily routine. The anti-inflammatory and emollient properties of shea butter can benefit your skin and face by soothing red, itchy and irritated skin.

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Reduce The Appearance Of Stretch Marks

Stretch marks are a natural way of your body saying it’s either growing or shrinking. If you are pregnant, you might experience some stretch marks on your growing belly. As your body changes, so does your skin’s elasticity. Shea butter can benefit skin by lightening the appearance of stretch marks. Applying shea butter to your stretch marks can restore your skin’s elasticity and improve your skin’s production of collagen.


Prevent Acne

Shea butter can also benefit your face. Due to its anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties, shea butter can help sooth flare ups and aid in the recovery of your skin. Search for cleansers and creams that have shea butter as a main ingredient.

There are many ways to benefit from using shea butter in your routine. Choose Dawn to get brighter, softer more radiant skin that you are confident in. Which product is your favourite to use daily? Let us know in the comments below!

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