DIY Shea Butter Recipe To Try At Home

DIY Shea Butter Recipe To Try At Home

Shea butter has been used since ancient times to enhance and improve women beauty. It is gentle on the skin and when use on the skin it will leave you with a soft and radiant skin. There are records of ancient Egyptian using shea butter on the skin.
Shea butter is extracted from the nut of karite tree, which is commonly found in West Africa. Shea butter is commonly used as a replacement for vegetable oil when cooking and use because of its amazing benefits for the skin.

Why Shea Butter Is Good For Your Skin
Shea butter is rich in vitamins and nutrients which when used on the skin can be used to relieve inflamed skin, treat acne, treat psoriasis, and fade dark spot on the face.
Vitamin A – Shea butter is rich in beta-carotene (plant form of vitamin A) which helps to remove wrinkles from the face, reduce redness associated with skin inflammation, maintain skin internal structure, and treat acne or psoriasis.
Vitamin E – Shea butter also contains vitamin E in the form of alpha-tocopherol which contains antioxidant that helps to fade scar on your skin, speed up the healing process of wound thereby reducing the wound from becoming permanent scar, helps to prevent and reverse the effect of UV radiation on the skin, and removes wrinkles and blemishes on the skin surface.
Vitamin K – Help to remove dark circle around the eyes region, tone skin color, and promote skin elasticity.
Allantoin – Help to soften and soothe skin, relieve redness and swelling.
Cinnamic acid – Shea butter is good and relieving inflamed skin or sunburned skin because of the presence of a cinnamic acid which helps to reduce the swelling and redness.
Medium Chain Fatty Acid (MCFA) – Shea butter is rich in medium chain fatty acid like oleic acid, linolenic acid, palmitic acid and so on help to make the skin younger by fighting off free radicals in the body responsible for wrinkles, blemishes, and fine line appearing on your face and also reverse the effect of free radical in the body.

Shea Butter Recipe That You Should Try At Home
Anti-aging Shea butter Recipe
Using this Shea butter recipe on your skin can make you look younger again; the fat-soluble compound is filled with gamma-tocotrienol, which helps to prevent and reverse the effect of free radicals on the skin. Shea butter is the cream base and is solid at room temperature; it has an unpleasant scent that you can mask if you like by adding sweet smelling essential oil like lavender essential oil or rosewater to it.
Ingredients

  • 10 drops of geranium oil
  • 1 cup of shea butter
  • 7 – 10 drops of lavender essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon of rose water
  • Blender
  • Air-tight container

Preparation

  • Wash the blender with soap and water to remove dirt from the blender and allow it to dry.
  • Add shea butter, geranium oil, lavender essential oil, and rose water to the blender and blend it together until it turns into a soft silky cream.
  • Scoop out the soft cream into an airtight container.
  • This is your shea butter cream to make your skin younger; store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Wash the blender with soap and water to remove the remaining cream from the blender completely.
  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a soft towel, apply the cream to your face and leave it on for about 10 minutes before washing it off with water.

Shea Butter Recipe to Treat Acne
Ingredients

  • ½ cup of shea butter
  • 3 tablespoons of aloe vera gel
  • 5 drops of tree tea essential oil
  • 2 tablespoon of rose water
  • Blender
  • Air-tight container

Preparation

  • Wash the blender with soap and water to remove dirt from the blender and allow it to dry.
  • Add shea butter, tea tree oil, aloe vera gel, and rose water to the blender and blend it together until it turns into a soft silky cream.
  • Scoop out the soft cream into an airtight container.
  • This is your shea butter cream to treat acne; store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Wash the blender with soap and water to remove the remaining cream from the blender completely.
  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the cream to your face and use your finger to massage the cream on your face.
  • Allow the cream to stay on your face for 10 minutes and washing it off with water.
  • Pat your face dry with soft towel, you can repeat this process daily for 2 months until your face is clear from acne.
  • You can use this recipe to treat acne, pimples, eczema, psoriasis, and different type of skin conditions.

Shea butter Recipe for People with Dry Skin
Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoon of shea butter
  • 2 teaspoon of raw honey
  • 3 drops of geranium oil

Preparations

  • In a clean bowl add shea butter, raw honey, and geranium oil to the bowl.
  • Use a spoon to stir the ingredients together until it turns into a smooth cream.
  • Wash your face with clean water and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Apply the cream to your face with your finger; make sure that the cream reaches all the needed part of your face.
  • Use your fingertips to massage the cream on your face in a circular motion, make sure that you avoid the eye region.
  • Leave the cream on for about 20 minutes and wash it off with water.
  • Pat your face dry with a soft towel.

Shea butter recipe to Lighten Skin
Ingredients

  • 2 oz of argan oil
  • 1 teaspoon of shea butter
  • 6 drops of carrot seed oil
  • 6 drops of sandalwood essential oil
  • Color bottle

Directions

  • In a clean bowl, add argan oil, shea butter, carrot seed oil, and sandalwood essential oil.
  • Use a spoon to stir the ingredients together until it turns into a smooth cream.
  • Scoop out the soft cream into an airtight container and store it in a cool and dry place when not in use.
  • If you want to use the mixture on your skin, first wash your face or any other area you want to lighten with clean water to remove dirt and pat it dry with a soft towel.
  • Add 4 drops of the cream to your palm and rub it on your skin thoroughly. Use your fingertips to gently massage the mixture into your skin.
  • Leave the cream on your skin for few minutes and wash it off with water thoroughly and pat your face dry with soft towel.

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