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Cocoa Butter Beauty Benefits

Cocoa Butter Beauty Benefits You’ll Enjoy

Cocoa Butter, known as Theobroma oil in some parts of the world, and is used in chocolates, cosmetics and ointments. Cocoa Butter is a beneficial, all natural alternative to other butters and oils.

Cocoa butter is a pure, ingestible-safe vegetable fat with a pale-yellow color. Cocoa Butter is processed by fermenting, roasting and separating the cocoa beans from their hulls. Cocoa butter is most often deodorized to remove its strong taste. Cocoa butter adds scent, flavor and smoothness to chocolate products and cosmetic products.

Raw Cocoa Butter, labeled as pure cocoa butter, during the manufacturing process is not heated to high temperatures and retains more of its healthy fats and compounds found in the cocoa beans.

 

Did You Know?

Always use unrefined, virgin coconut oil on your skin. If using coconut oil for cooking, then buy refined coconut oil. For everyday uses (not including cooking) “virgin” is the key word … always buy virgin coconut oil.


Cocoa Butter Beauty Benefits:

  • High Stability compared to other fats with a stable shelf life of 2-5 years.
  • High in Antioxidant compounds including steric acid, palmitic acid and oleic acid.
  • Beneficial molecules provide a barrier to protect skin from environmental external and internal aggressors that can cause damage and irritation to skin.
  • Neutralizes free Radicals within the body, on and in the skin.
  • Reduces Oxidative stress that reduces signs of Aging including age marks and wrinkles.
  • Reduces appearance of Scars and scar tissue.
  • Improves Strength and appearance of hair follicles, reduces dandruff.
  • Reduces skin inflammation in cases of rashes, eczema and psoriasis

 

Cocoa Butter can be applied topically Summer through Winter to your skin, arms, legs, elbows, feet – anywhere you want soft, healthy skin.

Cocoa Butter can be diluted and mixed with other beneficials such as jojoba oil, castor oil, argon oil, aloe vera gel, and tea tree essential oil. Blend pure organic Cocoa Butter with Coconut Oil for a fluid texture with a tropical scent.

Organic oils and butters are available online at amazon:

Organic Cocoa Butter

Organic Coconut Oil

Organic Shea Butter

Organic Jojoba Oil

Organic Castor Oil

Organic Argon Oil

Organic Aloe Vera Gel

Organic Tea Tree Oil

 

Cocoa Butter and Shea Butter – What’s the Difference?

Both Shea Butter and Cocoa Butter have similar uses for skin care, and many people who have used both, develop their own preference for one or the other. Both can be used on sensitive skin, and both are hydrating.

The main differences  are how they can each be used, and how they smell.

Cocoa Butter has a tropical scent, while Shea Butter has a very mild fragrance.

Shea Butter can only be used topically, while Cocoa Butter is used to cook with and can be ingested.

 

Coconut Oil and Cocoa Butter – What’s the Difference?

Cocoa Butter and Coconut Oil have almost identical hydrating properties. Pure Coconut Oil contains caprilic acid, capric acid and lauric acid which adds the benefit of high antibacterial properties and keeps skin clean and healthy.

Here are a few of our Cocoa Butter Beauty Recipes you can make at home and use for healthy, soft, silky, skin all Summer through Winter seasons.

 

You can never get enough or use enough of health promoting organic Cocoa Butter!

 

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