Use cocoa butter for your face and hair Use cocoa butter for your face and hair

Use cocoa butter for your face and hair

Cocoa butter is not only a food ingredient but it is also present in a lot of skincare and hair care products and you can even use it raw. 

Raw chocolate butter might turn into your new coconut oil as it is rich in fatty acids and antioxidants which can benefit your skin and hair. Cocoa butter is made by roasting coca beans and crushing them to separate the fat. The fat is used as cocoa butter and the remaining product will be processed as cocoa powder. 

Benefits of raw cocoa butter in skincare

Use cocoa butter for your face and hair

Cocoa butter is packed with polyphenols, a type of antioxidants that can minimize fine lines and sagginess. It can also be very helpful to treat scars and stretch marks. 

This skincare powerhouse also soothes sensitive skin and helps control redness or inflamed skin.

It contains vitamin E and K, copper and iron, this makes cocoa butter an excellent nutrient for a glowy complexion. To start reaping its benefits, you should only apply it to the area you want to treat.

Benefits of raw cocoa butter for your hair

Benefits of raw cocoa butter for your hair

In case you hadn't realized your scalp is also made of skin, so it can also benefit from all the nutrients of cocoa butter. It nourished natural hair and will promote hair growth. 

Just apply a tablespoon to your hair to start incorporating it into your routine. You can use it as a conditioning treatment, hair mask, to tame your flyaways or even as a pre-wash treatment to protect your hair before washing it. 

Aniela Dybiec

Aniela is a writer who loves art, makeup, and magick. She is also an amateur illustrator, a wellness fan and a vegetarian.+ info

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