There are several cosmetic products available in the market that will make your skin glow. By using these skin care creams and ointments, you will look young, radiant and attractive. The only problem with these products is that they are very costly and using them regularly may become a burden on your budget. Moreover, constant use of these products may be damaging to your skin. Naturally, in that case, you will be looking for a cheap but effective alternative to these costly products. Fortunately for all those people who care for their skin and hair but are unable to afford expensive cosmetics, there are different types of butters for skin and hair available that offer numerous benefits without hurting your budget.
Almost all skin care products contain one or the other kind of body butter as an ingredient. Body butters are also more advantageous because they are natural products without the addition of toxic chemicals that sometimes fail to match your particular kind of skin and cause a lot of damage.
There is a wide range of natural products available for caring your skin which makes it almost inconceivable to think why a great number of people buy and use synthetic products that contain a lot of injurious stuff. Cosmetic products have chemical agents for the purpose of softening and emulsifying oil enabling the final product to blend with the skin and penetrate the pores of the skin. Unfortunately, in most cases, these chemicals are the same that are used in manufacturing detergents. In the short run, these products may look and feel extremely effective but in the long run, they serve to damage the skin in more than one ways. In most cases, this damage is beyond repair.
When you start using body butter, you will immediately notice its texture which is richer and a lot thicker than an ordinary lotion. While applying it to your skin you will also feel that body butter is oilier too. Butters are more beneficial than common moisturizers since they are easily and swiftly absorbed by the skin. Moreover, butters provide enduring effects compared to their cosmetic counterparts.
There are many different types of butters for skin and hair easily available for use; however, there are three butters that are exceptionally popular: Cocoa butter, African Shea butter and Mango butter.
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The term mango makes you involuntarily think of vacations on a tropical island where you are eating the painfully delicious exotic fruit that is equally painful for your budget. Leaving the tropical vacations aside, Mango butter is not as expensive as you think; however, it is an exotic item that is great for the skin.
The best thing about natural butters is that they compliment the natural mechanisms of your body rather than hindering them. Mango butter is an entirely natural product which is full of useful antioxidants which help in keeping the skin smooth and glowing. It also helps in reducing damage to the skin caused by the omnipresent polluting agents in the atmosphere. There are several kinds of air pollutants contaminating our atmosphere including smoke from automobiles and tobacco, and pesticide residuals. Our skin is in constant contacts with these harmful substances. Mango butter provides a certain level of protection to your skin from all these things.
Mango butter contains Triterpenes which is a natural antioxidant. It also contains natural preservatives that help in conserving your skin and keeping it young.
In short, Mango butter is a great product for skin care that is extracted from natural sources. It contains none of the chemicals that are present in synthetic cosmetic products. It helps in protecting your skin from the harmful matters present in the environment making it soft, supple and agile.
Cocoa butter is obtained from cocoa beans. This natural butter is a great moisturizer. Moreover, cocoa butter is an edible product that is used in making chocolates. It contains Vitamins A,B,C and E which provide the skin with rich miniaturization. Cocoa butter is also helpful in disposing of stretch marks. It is an essential ingredient of a wide range of cosmetic products including hand creams, moisturizers and balms for lips.
Coca butter possesses a variety of nutrients like potassium, calcium, protein, copper and magnesium which lends it the quality of being a remarkable moisturizer for hair. It also provides relief to dry and itchy scalp. Cocoa butter moisturizes your scalp without choking its pores. It is an important ingredient in a wide range of hair loss product owing to its ability to accelerate hair growth. It also helps in thickening the hair simultaneously protecting them from harmful chemicals
No matter what kind of skin you posses, whether it is dry, oily or a blend of both, it needs regular nourishment and constant care. Shea butter is something that does both. It is a natural moisturizer that can be used on the skin as well as hair in order to soothe them. The Shea butter is an oil-rich product of the Shea nut tree. The Shea nut tree is found in Western and Central Africa. Shea butter is an orange-green oval-shaped substance about the size of a plum. Shea butter contains Vitamins A, C and E in addition to effective anti-inflammatory agents. It helps in regeneration of skin cells and enhancing the overall elasticity of the skin. Moreover, it is also a healing agent that revives and rejuvenates old and aging skin. Shea butter is also occasionally referred to as women’s gold.
Shea butter effectively relieves itching, burns and grazes. However, it cannot be used as a treatment for acute skin problems. Shea butter is found in three forms: raw, refined and highly refined. The unrefined version of Shea butter is most preferable for using on skin since it has no chemicals which are essential for refinement.
Shea butter can also be effectively used for moisturizing the skin. It is also being widely used in making candles as well as ointments.