Shea butter: 5 reasons why you should always have it with you!

Shea butter: 5 reasons why you should always have it with you!

Shea butter! Everyone knows it! If you don't know it, look more at the back of your favorite lotion or cream. Do you see Butyrospermum Parkii , that is Shea butter. Because shea butter has such great properties, 80% of the shea butter produced worldwide is used in the pharmaceutical industry.

For those who don't know: What exactly is shea butter?

Shea butter, also known as shea butter or shea butter, is a moisturizing butter, rich in vitamins A, E and F, made from shea nuts. These shea nuts fall from the so-called shea tree, which is called the Tree of Life in Africa.

Shea butter has been used in West and East Africa for many years to moisturize the skin and hair. It is even said that Cleopatra owed her beauty to the use of Shea butter.

Now that we have a clear idea of ​​what Shea butter is and where it comes from, let's talk about why you should always have it with you.

Reason 1: Shea butter works perfectly as a lip balm or eye cream

The buttery consistency of this delicious butter makes it perfect as a lip balm or as an eye cream. Due to the saponifiable parts and unsaponifiable parts in the shea butter, it has moisturizing and nourishing properties for the skin. It makes the skin more elastic and hydrates dry skin. In this case the lips.

Reason 2: Shea butter protects your skin against UV rays from the sun

Shea butter has a natural SPF7 and is therefore a natural sunscreen. Do not sit in direct sunlight because the SPF does not provide enough protection. But during the late sun, shea butter is great to apply as protection.
Are you sunburned or is your skin starting to peel after sunbathing? Then use a little bit of shea butter where it is needed. Because shea butter boosts collagen production, it will help the skin to recover quickly.

Great product! I use it on everything. My body, my face, hands and hair. It hydrates and nourishes my skin very well. Smells subtle.”
- Angela Zandbergen via ProductReviews

Reason 3: Shea butter boosts the collagen in your skin

We have already lifted the veil in the previous piece, so we will now continue with it. Shea butter boosts collagen production in the skin. Collagen ensures that the skin is more elastic and tighter. In addition to boosting collagen, shea butter also contains fatty acids (stearic acid, linolenic acid and palmitic acid) that can reduce wrinkles and spots on the skin.

Reason 4: Often suffer from dry skin, apply shea butter

In addition to its nourishing and caring properties, shea butter also has moisturizing properties. In the case of dry skin, shea butter is really a benefactor. Due to its moisturizing properties, it ensures that the skin is hydrated and due to its caring properties, it also ensures that the skin remains hydrated.

I'm already used to the smell. It feels soft and is easy to spread. I suffered from eczema with severe itching and dry skin. Thanks to the 100% pure shea butter that I rub over my body twice a day, I see an improvement in my skin. I also recommend it to others who suffer from eczema. But also for people who love their skin. My brother does not have eczema but also uses the shea butter for his face! Give it a try, I say

- Milagro R. via Product Reviews

Reason 5: Shea butter reduces inflammation

Due to the properties of cinnamic acid present in shea butter (according to a study in 2010), this amazing butter is also anti-inflammatory. It reduces skin inflammation and even helps prevent skin mutations. Due to this property, shea butter can even help people with acne.

Shea butter from Andelia

Andelia's Shea butter is unrefined and is manufactured in Ghana. Unrefined means that the butter is not processed with chemicals. This is the so-called Grade A “raw” Shea butter.

View Andelia's Shea butter

More products with Shea butter?

Shea soaps: Also try our shea soaps, these are soaps consisting of 80% shea butter to which various 100% natural ingredients have been added.

View the different Sheasoaps

Baby lotion from Andelia : The baby lotion from Andelia has two 100% natural butters as main ingredients, namely the unrefined shea butter and the 100% natural cocoa butter. This baby lotion is quickly absorbed into the baby's skin and gives it all the healthy nutrients it needs.

View Andelia's Baby Lotion

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