Shea Butter Benefits: Hair & Skin

Updated: Aug 27, 2020



Benefits of Shea Butter:


  1. Shea butter helps to moisturise your hair and skin, It is useful for rehydrating your roots and keeping your skin supple and smooth

  2. Shea butter is ideal for soothing sensitive, irritated and dry skin. If you have psoriasis or eczema shea butter has been proven to help soothe your skin and to reduce It's appearance from the fatty acids (triglycerides) in Shea butter

  3. Reduces the appearance of blemishes, dark scars and stretch marks, it contains both Vitamin E and A to help rebuild skin

  4. Shea butter contains a low SPF level between 3-4 which can be a great layer to add to your sunscreen for added protection from the sun

  5. Perfect to use on all skin and hair types. You can use it on babies also to soothe diaper rashes and is considered safe for newborn skin.

  6. Promotes cell regeneration and the shea butter antioxidants work together to help your skin produce healthier skin cells

  7. If you have dry scalp or irritated hair it is perfect for treating dandruff as shea butter helps to decrease dandruff flakes


Don't worry making your own shea butter products is much easier than you think! Here are a few DIY options (and yes you do have time to make them)


Top 10 DIY Products to make with Shea Butter:


  1. Whipped body butters

  2. Homemade lip balms

  3. Body wash

  4. Natural deodorants

  5. Sugar scrubs

  6. Bath bombs

  7. Deep Hair conditioners

  8. Eczema relief creams

  9. Shampoos

  10. Beeswax candles



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