Shea Butter can do much more than what you expect for your skin. Enjoy these 4 underrated Shea Butter's benefits
Shea Butter is much more than what you might expect. Read more to learn about this powerful active ingredient and how Naturalia Sintesi uses it to create the best result for your skin. We put together a list of 4 ways She Butter benefits your skin that you might not have expected.
Naturalia Sintesi puts great care and resources into developing our products' formulas. We take our inspiration for formulas and ingredients from Mother Nature, and we combine these precious actives with biotechnology in order to create products that will bring you closer to your skin-care goals.
Shea butter is a complex fat that’s extracted from the nuts of the shea tree. It’s solid at warm temperatures and has an off-white or ivory color. Shea trees are native to West Africa, and most shea butter still comes from that region.
Part of the reason why shea butter has always been a great skin-care ingredient is its content of fatty acids: oleic acid, stearic acid, linoleic acid, palmitic acid, linolenic acid and arachidic acid. It also contains the vitamins A, E and F.
These natural benefits, together with the fact that shea butter immediately melts when applied on the skin, makes it a perfect ready-to-go moisturizer.
Fun Fact: shea butter is technically a tree nut product, but unlike most tree nut products, it’s very low in the proteins that can trigger allergies. In fact, there’s no medical literature documenting an allergy to topical shea butter.
What is Shea Butter is mostly loved for:
Although essentially having an oily consistency when applied to the skin, shea butter gets rapidly absorbed without creating a shiny effect, not even when applied on the face. This is due to the high levels of linoleic and oleic acids which shea butter contains.
Secondly, as said before, shea butter provides your skin with precious vitamins A, E and F which are antioxidant agents. Antioxidants protect your skin from free-radicals, one of the responsible factors of premature ageing and dull-looking complexion.
What are you waiting for? Enjoy shea butter’s benefits with Naturalia Sintesi natural and biotechnological formulas: take a look at some of the products that contain shea butter:
1- Pure et Lisse: D-Cream & Ultra Serum
Enjoy the best PURE ET LISSE line can gift you with D-cream (face cream) and Ultra Serum (concentrated serum). Experience a triple action: filling, re-volumizing and detoxifying. A rich and creamy texture, an excellent soothing effect. Because if its powerful action Pure et Lisse products are particularly recommended for dull and mature skin.
Main Active Ingredients: Detoxyl (INCI - Butyrospermum Parkii Seed Extract), Hyadisine, Hyacare
What role Shea Butter plays:
- anti-free radical effect on fibroblast cells. Good results against polluting agents have been demonstrated (nicotine, chlorine and other chemicals).
- captures and helps to remove toxic heavy metals (g. lead and iron) that cause damage to keratinocytes.
2- Claregen Comfort - Anti-wrinkle cream for rosacea-prone skin
At-home treatment specifically designed for a daily intervention on rosacea-prone skin, with an original anti-redness complex containing Tripleurospermum Maritima extract. Claregen Comfort's formula has been further enriched with a Hyaluronic acid concentrate for an effective anti-ageing action.
Main Active Ingredients: Cucumber extract + Shea Butter + Lemon Peel extract + Oak Root extract + Witch Hazel extract + more!
What role Shea Butter plays: its fatty acid content, including linoleic, oleic, stearic, and palmitic acids act as a “refatting” agent, restoring lipids and rapidly creating moisture and reducing your risk of dryness.
3- Body Lifting Cream
Essential body cream for slimming and modelling. Body Lifting Cream has a firming and lifting effect on the most critical areas, progressively reducing the appearance of stretch marks, elasticizing and toning all those areas that may have lost tone due to weight-loss or ageing.
Main Active Ingredients: beta glucan + Algisium C® complex + BODY 3 COMPLEX ™ + Vitamin E + Vitamin PP.
What role Shea Butter plays: BODY 3 COMPLEX ™ - multifunctional complex made of 3 precious natural ingredients: shea butter, avocado and clay - firming, slimming and anti-stretch mark action.
4- InForma Trielaston Body Up 40+
What makes Body Up 40+ a great upper body skin treatment: its stimulating phyto-extracts and mineral complex focuses on structural restoration for a shock firming action, targeted towards pre- and post-menopausal people, and towards the most difficult-to-treat situations (rapid weight loss, hormonal decline due to stress etc.).
Main active ingredients: IRIS ISO (INCI: Iris Florentina Root Extract) + ALGISIUM C (INCI: Methylsilanol mannuronate) + CONCENTRE CORALLINE (INCI: Hydrolized Corallina Officinalis extract)
What role Shea Butter plays: together with Algisium C, shea butter boosts the synthesis of new collagen and elastin fibres. Together with these key actions it also provides proven support functions as a moisturizer and antioxidant.
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