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As the weather gets colder and colder, the time has come when the body feels dry.
Today, we are going to learn about the effects of Shea Butter.
Shea butter is a fruit that grows in African grasslands.
It is said to be extracted from peeled nuts.
I heard that it was also used for food in Africa.
It’s said that Cleopatra used Shea Butter.
I do eat this shea butter, but in Korea,
It was often used as a raw material for cosmetics such as lip balm and hand cream.
Shea butter plays a role in moisturizing.
When you have itchy symptoms due to dryness, it can be alleviated.
By forming a film on the surface of your skin, your skin goes into the air.
It is said that it does not lose moisture and has antibacterial effects.
Therefore, it is a favorite ingredient for children’s atopic dermatitis.
Also, if a pregnant woman gains weight or develops stretchy skin due to full stomach,
It gives strong moisturizing power and helps collagen and elasticity.
However, on the contrary, it would not be suitable for oily skin (where sebum is secreted a lot).
Be careful not to use it on oily skin.
Too much use can close pores.
I recommend applying an appropriate amount!
Let’s summarize the effects of Shea Butter.
Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory effects.
It helps with regeneration.
(Linoleic acid, oleic acid, etc.)
-Prevent wrinkles, prevent aging