What is "Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter" and what is its utility?
Everything you need to know about "Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter".
It is composed of fatty acids, triglycerides, resinous esters, latex, phytosterols, and vitamins A, D, and E, as well as wax esters.
In addition to easily penetrating the epidermis, this ingredient possesses numerous virtues. It serves as an ally for dry, mature, irritated, and flaky skin, as well as skin suffering from eczema.
What is the usefulness of shea butter?
Thanks to its softening and smoothing properties, shea butter is used in a wide range of skincare products. Its functions are as follows:
It preserves the skin's condition;
It decreases or increases the viscosity of skincare products;
It protects the scalp and skin against external aggressions.
Thanks to the numerous ingredients it contains, shea butter is full of benefits for the skin:
It soothes, hydrates, and smooths it;
It naturally regulates the skin's moisture;
It strengthens the lipid barrier of the cornea.
Thanks to its content of unsaponifiables and vitamins A, D, E, and F, shea butter protects the skin, promotes healing, and soothes irritations.
Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter: In which skincare products is it found?
Shea butter is found in many skincare products (lip balms, hand creams, anti-wrinkle treatments...). Our nourishing face cream with hyaluronic acid contains shea butter. Thanks to its content of moisturizing and lipid-replenishing active ingredients, this treatment provides suppleness to the skin. Furthermore, it reduces feelings of tightness. It is suitable for normal, combination, and dry skin types.
You can also find it in the firming night mask made with prickly pear oil, a wrap-around balm to nourish and regenerate weakened skin, and firm up tissues. The nourishing body cream also contains shea butter alongside squalane and plum oil to restore the skin's lipid barrier, reduce feelings of tightness, and protect the skin from external aggressions. It is also present in the gel-in-oil stretch marks with baobab oil to prevent and visibly reduce the appearance of stretch marks, while providing flexibility and elasticity to the skin.