Cocoa butter

Give in to the irresistible aroma of cocoa butter which leaves your skin velvety smooth and smelling utterly divine. The slightly yellowish butter is a fat obtained by pressing ground, roasted cocoa beans from the Theobroma cacao tree. It is rich in antioxidants which prevent it from going rancid, giving it up to several years of shelf life. This makes cocoa butter a fantastic ingredient to use in cosmetics as well as in the food industry.

Cosmetic products with cocoa butter should definitely be part of your routine. Not only are they rich in fatty acids and provide quick relief to dry and tight skin – they also contain phytosterols for quick skin regeneration and vitamin E which prevents premature skin ageing.

 

Characteristics of Cocoa Butter

Cocoa butter has unique regenerating effects on your skin as well as hair since it contains vitamins A, B1, B2, E, and D, plus lecithin and unsaturated fatty acids. These substances protect the skin and hair from signs of ageing and sagging and gently take care of sensitive skin and scalp suffering from eczema or psoriasis.

Benefits of Cocoa Butter for the Skin of Your Face and Body

  • Restores skin elasticity and firmness, promotes hydration.
  • Helps smooth out fine lines around the lips and eyes, soothes the skin.
  • Speeds up the regeneration of damaged skin and prevents stretch marks which occur during pregnancy.
  • Recommended for people with psoriasis, dermatitis, and eczema.
  • Enhances the tanning effect of sun exposure, which is why it’s often recommended to use cocoa butter to speed up the tanning process.

Benefits of Cocoa Butter for Hair

  • Nourishes hair roots and restores hair vitality.
  • Prevents the penetration of harmful substances into the scalp and regenerates damaged hair.
  • Positively affects dry scalp and prevents its dehydration.
  • Takes care of hair frequently stressed by blow-drying and straightening.

Cocoa Butter in Cosmetics

The tradition of using cocoa butter in beautifying and rejuvenating rituals goes back entire centuries. Regular use of cocoa butter cosmetics bring visible results in only a few days and its moisturising properties make it especially suitable for dry, dehydrated, and mature skin. Cocoa butter and cosmetic products that contain it might be a little thick on the skin (it is comedogenic), which means that people with acne should stay away from them.

The wonderful benefits of this substance make it a popular ingredient of many cosmetic products. Try for instance cocoa butter for face which can come in the form of a nourishing cocoa butter moisturiser or lip balm. You can also use cocoa butter on your body in the form of a cocoa butter lotion or a cocoa butter cream with a fantastic scent. And don’t forget that cocoa butter can help you get a beautiful tan faster. Notino.co.uk also offers makeup products with cocoa butter that won’t dry out your skin.

Pregnant and nursing women will also appreciate cocoa butter for its ability to prevent stretch marks and keep the skin supple.

Notino offers quality body care you can use on your skin not just during pregnancy, plus cocoa butter hair masks and face creams. Treat your skin to some pampering care with a lovely scent today and enjoy a velvety smoothness that lasts!

Intrigued by the benefits of cocoa butter? Then you might also be interested in cosmetics with argan oil, shea butter, or coffee.

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