We all know that cocoa is used to make the delicious chocolate that we eat. But did you know that it can also be used to improve your skin in many ways? As winter is coming, it is important to let you know that cocoa butter might become your best ally to avoid your skin getting dry due to cold weather. But first, let’s find out more about cocoa!
About Cocoa Butter
Cocoa butter is a type of fat that comes from cocoa beans. Cocoa has been used in medicine and as a skin therapy for about 3,000 years. It was used to heal skin inflammatory conditions.
During The Aztecs and the Mayans times, cocoa beans had more value than gold and were used as a currency.
Cocoa butter has great nourishing and hydrating properties due to its high content in fatty acids, giving more elasticity to the skin.
Acting as a protective barrier by retaining moisture, cocoa butter is perfect for naturally healing dry and sensitive skin.
Prevents Skin Dryness and Peeling
Cocoa butter is a great moisturiser for the skin. Thanks to its antioxidants and fatty acids, it gets absorbed into your skin to prevent skin dryness.
Besides, cocoa butter acts as a protective barrier by blocking the impact of cold weather and reducing sun damage.
Prevents signs of aging
The signs of aging, like wrinkles and fine lines are one of the biggest fears for some women. But cocoa butter high content of antioxidants helps to reduce and prevent the signs of aging.
This is why cocoa butter is appreciated by many people.
Preventing stretch marks
Cocoa butter is thought to prevent the apparition of stretch marks and is safe to use during pregnancy to improve the skin elasticity.
Now that you know all the benefits of cocoa butter, we highly recommend Etnik Cosmetics Body Milk which contains cocoa butter.
Etnik Cosmetics Body Moisturiser deeply moisturises your skin, unclogs pores, prevents ageing signs and even your complexion.