Featured ingredient of Buttermilk & Shea butter Bath Fizzy
Shea butter is used for its skin protection properties. It helps moisturize intensely, leaving your skin nourished and protected from the elements. It also soothes sensitive and irritated skin. The concentration of natural vitamins and fatty acids in Shea butter make it incredibly nourishing and an extremely effective moisturizer. It is often used to soothe dry skin and to help protect the skin’s natural oils.
The butter is extracted from the fruit’s kernels contains 40 to 60% Oleic acid which is known for its soothing and softening properties and is composed of five principal fatty acids: palmitic, stearic, oleic, linoleic, and arachidic, as well as unsaponifiables such as phytosterols called sheasterols which promote healthy cellular processes and overall cell health and Cinnamic acid, and Lupeol Cinnamate which are known to enhance skin flexibility and health.
Shea butter is well absorbed by the skin has shown to be a superb moisturizer providing exceptional benefits for the skin.
Canola oil has a favorable composition of fatty acids. It contains 63% oleic acid (classified as a monounsaturated omega-9 fatty acid), 21% linoleic acid (omega-6 fatty acid), 9% from alpha linolenic acid (a potentially beneficial “plant omega-3 fatty acid”), and 7% saturated fatty acids. Canola oil has an oleic acid content similar to olive oil, but also has a higher linoleic acid and alpha linolenic acid content which make Canola oil has conditioning and moisturizing properties.
Safflower Oil – High Linoleic acid (one of Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) that our body requires for good health but cannot produce itself. It is crucial to normal barrier function in skin, and a deficiency can lead to dry skin and poor wound healing. It can act as an anti-inflammatory, acne reducer, and moisture retainer. It is also high in Vitamins A, D & E, lecithin, and omega 9.
Safflower oil is conditioning, which will help to retain moisture to the skin and help to hydrate and moisturize dry skin.
Sunflower seed oil is rich in linoleic acid, excellent source of vitamin E – tocopherol , and has been used topically in the treatment of essential fatty-acid deficiency, rapidly reversing the disease with its excellent transcutaneous absorption. Several studies have also suggested that sunflower seed oil has anti-inflammatory properties and significantly improved skin barrier function recovery.