Butters are a raw ingredient used in skin care applications like lotions and creams. They’re harder than oils and add thickness to your product. You may have noticed that body butters are much thicker than body lotions and it’s due to the consistency of butters.
Oleic Acid and Stearic Acid are fatty acids that constitute the majority of Shea Butter, making The consistency very similar to animal fat; so it’s easily absorbed into the skin. it also contains Vitamins
A, E, F2 and is both Anti-inflammatory and Anti-microbial.
Not only does Shea Butter penetrate deeply to boost collagen growth on the cellular level, but it also moisturizers the skin and helps smooth wrinkles. It helps relieve symptoms of eczema, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff and scars. It’s also non-comedogenic.
What really just tops it off and makes Shea Butter a popular ingredient, though, is that it forms a barrier on the skin and seals in moisture and rejuvenates collagen while protecting the skin from environmental factors.