Treat Skin Dryness with Shea Butter

Treat Skin Dryness with Shea Butter

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What is that one nonnegotiable ingredient in the world of dry skin care? Shea butter, we say. Many studies have suggested that the fat of the African nut.

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Shea, has anti-inflammatory properties, thanks to derivatives of cinnamic acid-a phytochemical that promotes healing of minor skin ailments. 

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There is also evidence that cinnamic acid protects skin from sun damage. Cosmetic companies mix this plant butter with other ingredients as it melts easily and is readily absorbed into the skin.

Is your skin making you tired

Heading for the beach? Pack in a jar of lotion enriched with shea butter; try Nivea Smooth Milk Body Lotion, Rs 117. On dry feet, use a rich shea cream like L’Occitane Shea Butter Foot Cream, Rs 650. 

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Is your skin making you tired? 

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Those suffering from eczema are likely to deal with daytime exhaustion, thanks to the itchiness that keeps them up all night, says a new study in the Journal of Investigative Dermatology. Ease midnight itches with a menthol-based spot treatment cream that takes the edge off instantly.

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