Ingredient 101: Shea Butter

Ingredient 101: Shea Butter

Shea Butter is a natural fat extracted from the nut of a shea tree. It’s a well-known ingredient and is commonly used in skincare products for its amazing moisturizing properties. In addition, this ingredient also contains sun-protection properties to help reduce sun damage and premature aging. Shea Butter is also known as Butyrospermum Parkii.

What type of skin benefits the most from Shea Butter?

Shea Butter works great for combination, dry and aging skin types. It moisturizes the skin and adds a protective layer of moisture to lock in hydration.

What benefits does it have on the skin?

As an emollient ingredient, Shea Butter ultimately firms and improves tone and texture. It boosts moisture and protects the skin from dehydration and other external factors, like harsh weather conditions. Shea butter restores the skin’s suppleness and adds radiance, leaving the skin moisturized and healthy.

What skincare products contain this ingredient?

FaceTory Moon Velvet
Good For: Combination, Dry
The perfect mask to help moisturize the skin. It contains a creamy essence that's great to use at night to help lock in hydration. 

FaceTory Let's Talk Vitality
Good For: Combination, Oily, Dry, Aging
This mask is great for brightening the skin and providing antioxidant protection. 

FaceTory Oh My Goodness Rejuvenating Snail Mask
Good For: Combination, Oily
This mask is great for healing the skin and providing rejuvenating properties. It also helps lock in hydration, preventing the skin from becoming dry or dehydrated.

FaceTory Perfectly You Steaming Hair Mask
Good For: All hair types!
A hair mask that truly gives your lovely locks a treatment. It minimizes frizz and gives your hair a glossy, soft look! 

That’s it for today’s 101 on Shea Butter! Thanks for reading and remember to just keep glowing!

Tory <3


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