Monday, November 13, 2006
Shea Butter and Acne
The photo to the left depicts the beginning of a pimple which is caused when excess oil or sebum combined with dead skin cells clogs the pores. Bacteria then accumulates in the pores causing the following:
Contrary to many popular beliefs, even acne prone skin needs a good moisturizer after cleansing. Shea Butter is excellent because of its high healing fraction to provide relief to inflamed skin. It has also been found to have antimicrobial activity helping to kill bacteria responsible for pimples.
We recommend using a small, pea size amount after cleansing the face with a natural Shea Butter based cleanser twice a day for best results. A lot of our clients tell us that dietary changes, along with the Shea Butter regimen has done wonders for their acne prone skin. They have noticed decreasing scarring as well.
Disclaimer: Pure Unrefined Certified Organic Shea Butter is not intended for the use in treatment for specific medical diseases. For treatment of health ailments, please seek diagnosis and recommendations from a licensed practitioner. Please seek advice from your health care provider.