MORINGA BODY BUTTER
Updated: Sep 23
Moringa oleifera is a plant also called as the drumstick tree . the oil extracted from moringa I considered to be a luxury for the skin . The tree is native to India but also grows in Asia, Africa, and South America. Yet not used enough by us Indians. The drumsticks are an essential part of certain dishes and it is packed with medicinal and nutritional properties. Moringa has been used for centuries due to its medicinal properties and health benefits. It also has antifungal, antiviral, antidepressant, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Healthful compounds in moringa:
vitamin B1 (thiamine)
B3 (niacin), B-6
folate and ascorbic acid (vitamin C)
It is also extremely low in fats and contains no harmful cholesterol. Moringa is commonly used as an oil and is found in many skin care products such as skin creams, perfumes, conditioners and shampoos. It is one of the richest ingredients in these products. It also acts as a collagen builder.
Reasons to add them in your skincare routine:
IT HAS ANTI – AGING PROPERTIES
· Moringa has vitamin C that helps to repair the damaged skin cells. Furthermore, it has a chemical called cytokinins that boost cellular growth on your skin and prevent cell destruction. Also it’s a great oil for dry skin.
MOISTURIZES AND SOOTHES CHAPPED LIPS
· Known to have moisturizing properties that are very good for your skin. Moringa helps to keep your lips soft and smooth.
REDUCES THE APPEARANCE OF ACNE AND ACNE SCARS
· Due to its antibacterial properties, moringa is helpful in preventing acne breakouts on your skin. It also helps in removing blemishes, dark spots, pimples and blackheads. To achieve clear skin, you can apply a paste of moringa leaves on the spots of your face.
MORINGA BODY BUTTER INGREDIENTS AND BENEFITS:
Shea butter works like an emollient. It might help soften or smooth dry skin. Shea butter also contains substances that can reduce skin swelling. This might help treat conditions associated with skin swelling such as eczema.
Mango Butter contains essential fatty acids and antioxidants that make it a wonderful choice for mature skin as well. The rich, nourishing nature of this butter can even help benefit those suffering from skin conditions such as eczema or psoriasis.
Moringa seed oil is beneficial for protecting hair against free radicals and keeps it clean and healthy. Moringa also contains protein, which means it is helpful in protecting skin cells from damage. It also contains hydrating and detoxifying elements, which also boost the skin and hair. It can be successful in curing skin infections and sores. Application of the oil topically is also beneficial for treating skin and hair problems. The anti-inflammatory properties of Moringa may be effective in preventing edema from developing. Extract of Moringa has been shown to help wounds close as well as reduce the appearance of scars.
VITAMIN E OIL :
Vitamin E is an important fat-soluble antioxidant and has been in use for more than 50 years in dermatology. It is an important ingredient in many cosmetic products. It protects the skin from various deleterious effects due to solar radiation by acting as a free-radical scavenger.
Corn starch lends a silky but dry feel and some find it is better at absorbing excess oil without looking cakey than pure talc-based powders. Cornstarch is also used as a thickening agent in skin-care products.
Hydrates and tones the dry skin. Reduces the signs of ageing. Also, repairs and protects the skin by reducing acne and breakouts.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL:
Soothes the skin anti -inflammatory
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Also , a little goes a long way. a tiny blob is more than enough to moisturize a larger area.
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