Shea Butter the Skin’s Best Friend

Shea butter is one of the most amazing natural remedies that’s followed by coconut oil. It is the skin’s best friend, has it shown to be a superb moisturizer, with exceptional healing properties for the skin.

Raw African shea butter contains vitamins and minerals such as vitamins A and E, as well as essential fatty acids. It has a creamy colour and a very distinct smell.

Benefits of Raw African shea butter

  1. -Intense Moisturizer – Shea butter provides intense moisturization to dry flaky skin.
  2. -Treats Eczema, contains powerful anti-inflammatory nutrients, which help reduce inflamed, dry and itchy eczema.
  3. -Soothes Sensitive skin.
  4. -Immediately Calms Bug Bites
  5. -Natural Sunscreen. Shea butter protects skin from harmful UV rays.
  6. -Relieves Itchy Skin.
  7. -Good for Acne-Prone Skin, shea butter can effectively be used as a good light moisturizer for acne-prone skin. It also helps fade acne scars faster and soothes painful and inflamed acne.
  8. -Fades Away, Stretch Marks.
  9. -Gives Skin a Natural Glow
  10. -Prevents Bumps After Shaving. Because it soothes sensitive skin and has anti-swelling properties, shea butter is good for keeping shaving bumps away.

Where to purchase it? Raw African Shea butter can be purchased at the following shops:

  • Faithful to nature
  • Dischem pharmacies
  • Wellness Warehouse
  • Takealot

Shea Butter DIY Mix for Stretch Marks:


Shea Butter – 1/2 cup
Cocoa Butter – 1/4 cup
Rosehip Seed Oil – 1/4 cup
Lavender Oil – 10 drops
Raw Honey – 2 Tsp


Double boiler
Hand Mixer
Storage Container


Measure out the required amounts of shea butter, cocoa butter and rosehip oil.
Place them in a double boiler over medium-low heat to melt to liquid form.
Once melted, stir in the raw honey then place the mixture in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.
Then whip up the mixture with a hand mixer into a silky textured cream.
Transfer it into an amber storage container and use generously twice a day or overnight alone.

You can use this mixture daily until stretch marks disappear.

Post Author: Rue Bundo

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