Hello dear readers. Today I want to share my feedback on the use of cocoa butter. My acquaintance with him happened 5 years ago. A familiar nurse advised me to buy cocoa butter and add it to milk with honey when coughing. Then the daughter became unwell and called her to ask about what could help with coughing. We have problems with where to buy cocoa butter there. So I bought it at the nearest pharmacy. But, then I did not even suspect about its miraculous properties of cocoa butter for the skin of the face.
Gradually, my acquaintance with this wonderful oil happened. I applied it to the hands, lubricated the cuticles, then gradually began to lubricate the face and look at the reaction of the skin. Skin soft, gentle, it is nice to touch. So I decided to write your opinion about cocoa butter. Although this is not the first article on the blog about cocoa butter, if you are interested in the use of cocoa butter, all its medicinal properties, you can see them in the article "Cocoa butter".
I buy cocoa butter in a pharmacy. True, it is sold in our boxes, in which there are only 15 grams of oil. But, I take 2-3 boxes. The part I use for the face, I use for preparation of balm for lips and face masks. I always have a couple of cocoa butter boxes in the fridge.
Cocoa butter is fat, which is obtained from the seeds of chocolate tree fruit. The consistency of the oil is hard and brittle. The color of the oil is from white to cream color. Use butter for making chocolate. Also used in cosmetology.
And after heating, the oil is a clear oily liquid. Thanks to the availability of useful substances, which are contained in it, it is widely used in cosmetology.
In a cool place, cocoa butter can be stored for up to 3 years. I store it in the refrigerator, of course, so long I do not store it, since I use it. When buying cocoa butter, be sure to pay attention to the date of manufacture.
Cocoa butter for the face. My feedback.
Cocoa butter for the face I began to apply just a couple of years ago. I read about how useful cocoa butter is for the skin of the face and what medicinal properties it possesses.
I do not use it often, I can lubricate my face with cocoa butter a few times a week instead of cream. I put a little cocoa butter on my face, so I do not need to clean up the excess with a napkin. And since my skin is dry, cocoa butter is quickly absorbed into the skin.
In colder times, cocoa butter is just a find, as it perfectly nourishes the skin of the face. Cacao oil can be lubricated lips and face, as well as on the basis of this oil to prepare home cosmetics.
- Cocoa butter moisturizes, nourishes and regenerates.
- Cocoa butter contains vitamin E, which in turn increases the elasticity of the skin.
- Vitamin K saves from inflammation in the skin cells.
- Stearic acid, contained in cocoa butter, restores protective functions in skin cells.
- Lauric acid helps to retain moisture in skin cells.
- Linoleic acid helps in controlling dryness and peeling of the skin.
- Oleic acid activates in the skin cells a lipid exchange.
The range of cocoa butter is quite wide. This oil is suitable for delicate skin of the lips, for elbows, knees. Suitable for face and lips.
Cocoa butter for the face. Indications for use.
To whom is cocoa butter suitable, for which skin can cocoa butter be used? Considering the rich composition of oil and medicinal properties.
- Cocoa butter can be used for dry and sensitive skin.
- Cocoa butter is suitable for the care of aging skin.
- When wrinkles and crow's feet appear.
- With a gray complexion, with beriberi.
- With scars, scars, spots from acne.
- In winter and summer time, because oil also nourishes and protects.
Cocoa butter has a positive effect on the face and in particular on the skin. And the smell of cocoa butter is excellent. It smells like chocolate. Delicate, tasty and pleasant aroma. That, in turn, also increases the mood.
Contraindications to the use of cocoa butter for the face.
With an allergy or an individual intolerance to chocolate or cocoa butter, it will have to be abandoned. For oily skin, too, it is better not to use. If the skin you have with easily clogged pores, then the oil in its pure form should not be used.
It is also important to know the extent of not only the use of cocoa butter, but also of any other oil. About the comedones. What oil will kill the pores for you, no one will say. All you need to try. Cocoa butter is suitable for one person, but there is no other for cocoa butter. All individually. I like cocoa butter and it suits me.
I think that if you are not familiar with this oil, it's worth a try. I think that it will not disappoint you.
Cocoa butter has a beneficial effect on the face. Eliminates dry skin, peeling, smoothes fine wrinkles, improves complexion. Fills the skin with moisture. In cosmetology, cocoa butter is used for skin care, which requires additional nutrition and moisturizing. Cocoa butter helps in healing of wounds and microcracks on the face.
In addition, cocoa butter is excellent for eye care. Softens, nourishes the skin. Based on cocoa butter, they prepare all kinds of creams with their own hands to care for the skin of the eyelids.
Masks and other recipes based on cocoa butter.
Based on cocoa butter, as I said, you can prepare cosmetics, lip balms, face masks. I lubricate my face with cocoa butter in its pure form. On the basis of oils, I prepared a lip balm. It's very simple, cocoa butter goes as one of the main ingredients. The recipe for a very simple balm can be found in the article on the "Healing Lip Balm" blog. What is very important in the cold season. Since the skin of the lips is thin and often dries up, it is weathered, and cracks are formed on it.
Cocoa butter can be used instead of a night cream if you have dry skin. Apply cocoa butter on the skin, and the excess can be cleaned with a napkin.
Mask with cocoa butter from wrinkles. Mix one yolk, a tablespoon of melted cocoa butter, a teaspoon of honey and 5 drops of lemon juice. Mix the mask and apply to the face for 15-20 minutes.
Nourishing cream. Mix a tablespoon of cocoa butter pre-melted with a teaspoon of sea buckthorn oil and a vitamin E capsule. Apply to the face instead of cream, as a nourishing cream for dry skin.
Night cream based on cocoa butter. Mix the melted cocoa butter in the proportion of one tablespoon, add a teaspoon of jojoba oil, a few spoons of olive oil. All is whipped, poured into a jar and used as a night cream made from oils.
Do you use cocoa butter? Do you like this oil? Share with me how you apply cocoa butter to your face.