Shea butter is a skin super food that comes from the seeds of the fruit of the Shea (Karite) tree, naturally rich in vitamins A, E and F. In this post, I will tell you 15 Of My Favorite Ways To Use Shea Butter.
Shea butter has been used in Africa and many other parts of the world for years to improve skin and hair. It also has a long history of medicinal use, such as in wound care and even treating leprosy.
Shea butter is one of the most versatile natural beauty ingredients and I use it daily in one way or the other. All skincare ingredients by Shea Glam have been made with Shea Butter as the primary ingredient which is extracted using cold press methods and no added chemicals or preservatives.
Suggested Uses of Shea Butter:
- As a face and body hydrating moisturizer
- As a stretch mark prevention salve during pregnancy
- As a natural cuticle cream
- As a massage butter
- As a low grade sun protection
- As a natural baby care ingredient
- As an immediate remedy for itching skin
- As a natural ingredient for shaving cream for a silky shave
- As a remedy for insect bites
- As a remedy for eczema
- As a remedy for skin rash
- As a remedy for skin allergies like poison ivy or poison oak
- As a remedy from heat like hot grease or radiation treatment
- As a remedy for dry, itchy scalp or dandruff
- As a natural conditioner
I am sure you might be asking, is Shea butter safe for people with nut allergies? The answer is this, even though Shea butter comes from a tree nut, not nut allergies have been reported to it so far.
The information provided here is not intended to substitute professional medical advice. We encourage you to consult your personal physician with questions regarding a medical condition.