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Shea butter: benefits after summer

Burro di karitè: benefici dopo l’estate

If you have just returned from summer holidays and feel the need for a complete "restoration" to return to your daily life in excellent shape, shea butter can help you in your mission! In fact, you should know that shea butter is a Passepartout ingredient, capable of bringing wonderful benefits to the face, body and hair. But let's go in order, before discovering all the benefits of shea butter after the summer, let's first find out what it is.


What is shea butter?


Shea butter benefits: Hydration for dry skin and sunburn


Shea butter benefits: protection


Shea butter benefits: shinier hair



What is shea butter?

Shea butter is an ingredient obtained by pressing the seeds of a tree that grows in West Africa. Its benefits are such that local women call these trees the "Trees of Rejuvenation". The benefits it is able to bring to our organism and to the face, body and hair are immediately explained if we take into consideration the extraordinary substances contained within it: vitamins A, D, E, minerals, microelements and macroelements.

The wonderful and disparate characteristics of this ingredient have meant that it is increasingly appreciated by the cosmetic world, becoming a leading ingredient for many brands operating in the sector.

But what are its benefits for skin and hair?


Shea butter benefits: Hydration for dry skin and sunburn

Returning from summer holidays, we look in the mirror and find red skin that is starting to flake, dry, parched hair that struggles to keep the style and a dull complexion even if a little darker than usual.

What to do?

First of all we need to regain skin hydration, which we have lost due to prolonged exposure to the sun's rays. This is why products containing shea butter can come to our aid.

In fact, shea performs both a hydrating and a nourishing function. Furthermore, applied in the evening, thanks to the vitamins present within it, it is also able to stimulate cellular turnover , guaranteeing younger and smoother skin when you wake up. It also has an effective anti-aging action which makes it perfect for application around the eye contour.


Finally, if during the summer you have struggled with some small sunburn or irritation due to the saltiness, you should know that shea butter also has an emollient and soothing function . In both of these cases, the relief that is felt once shea butter is applied to the skin is immediate. Seeing is believing!


Before applying face and body cream, we always recommend performing a scrub! Unlike what you might imagine, the scrub does not remove the tan, on the contrary it tends to enhance it. In fact, by removing dead cells on the surface, the scrub helps to immediately make the complexion brighter.



Shea butter benefits: protection

If during the night, in addition to hydrating, it also manages to stimulate and regenerate cells, during the day shea butter offers an important natural defense for the skin. Thanks to its protective function, this magical ingredient manages to prevent the formation of dark spots on the face and maintain an optimal level of skin hydration, ensuring a water reserve that is always available.

Its protective function makes shea butter perfect to include in your skincare routine even in the city.




Shea butter benefits: shinier hair

For dry, brittle and brittle hair, there is nothing better than shea butter. To benefit from its properties, simply apply a compress to damp hair: spread a small amount of product along all lengths, gather your hair in a turban and leave on as much as possible. Once rinsed, your hair, thanks to the hydrating properties of shea butter, will immediately be brighter and healthier !

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