Uncategorized

5 Untold Benefits Of Cocoa Butter – Telegraph

Highlights

  • Cocoa butter is extracted from cocoa beans which are rich in natural fats
  • Cocoa butter is velvety in texture and has sweet aroma
  • Cocoa butter is regarded as one of the best ingredients for the skin

cocoa beans which are quite rich in natural

fats. They are usually grown in the tropical regions. When it comes to cocoa butter, it is velvety in texture and has a sweet aroma. Apart from this, it contains heaps of

vitamin E and omega 3 unsaturated fats. Be it cosmetics or

chocolates, cocoa butter is widely used in various forms. It is often regarded as one of the best ingredients for the skin as it keeps it well hydrated. Here are some of the untold benefits of cocoa butter:

1. Rich In Antioxidants
These days one can find various cosmetic products available in the market that contain cocoa butter as one of their vital components. Various

moisturizers, shower gels,

lip balms and

shampoos have cocoa butter in them. Even many anti-aging creams have this antioxidant rich component as it prevents the skin from getting

wrinkle marks.

2. Lightens Pigmentation
People often use BB creams, concealers, and color correctors to hide their

pigmentation marks. However, those chemical based products can harm your skin in many ways. Using 100% organic cocoa butter on the skin could possibly reduce the stubborn pigmentation marks.

Cocoa butter on the skin reduces pigmentation

3. Shiny And Smooth Hair
To make your

hair look shiny and smooth, take some organic cocoa butter and apply it on your hair thoroughly. Rinse it off with water after 20 minutes. Watch out for the results!
(Also Read:

How to Straighten Hair Without Heat: 5 Effective Tips )

Cocoa butter gives you smooth and shiny hair

4. Hydrated Lips
Dry and cracked

lips can be quite annoying. Cocoa butter can do wonders to your lips as it can keep them

hydrated, soft and supple for a longer period of time.
(Also Read:

Home Remedies for Chapped Lips: How to Get Soft, Red & Gorgeous Lips )

Cocoa butter can do wonders to your lips as it can keep them hydrated

5. Reduces Stretch Marks
Stretch marks can often make you feel conscious about yourself. You will be surprised to know that cocoa butter could reduce the

stretch marks from your body as well. Its antioxidant properties can fights against the stretch marks and can make your skin look scar-free.

Cocoa butter fights against the stretch marks
So start using cocoa butter to reap its amazing skin benefits.
Disclaimer:
The opinions expressed within this article are the personal opinions of the author. NDTV is not responsible for the accuracy, completeness, suitability, or validity of any information on this article. All information is provided on an as-is basis. The information, facts or opinions appearing in the article do not reflect the views of NDTV and NDTV does not assume any responsibility or liability for the same.