The two trending products for skin care are Body butter and body oil. Let’s understand what are these and what role do they play in skin repair.
As name implies, Body butter is smooth in texture very similar to the butter what we eat (however we do not need to eat this butter!).
Commonly used ingredients for body butter:
Most effective kind of body butter is made out of natural ingredients and is free of any harmful or chemical substances. at T&H Organics, we take extreme care in making sure that there are no harmful chemicals in our products which is common in mass brands.
Here are the natural ingredients which can be used in body butters:
Plant products: To create the body butter, essential or base ingredients are derived from plants, i.e.Cocoa and Shea to procure the desirable consistency.
Oils: Pure butter are very thick, we are unable to spread it on skin evenly. To make it more effective, use the organic cold pressed oils such as coconut oil, olive oil, and sweet almond oil. They not only make the body butter smooth , they also add in the rich set of nutrients.
Others: To make body butter a complete boon for your skin, various brands are dropping in few drops of essential/carrier oil for healing and calming properties. It also contains vitamin E which is known for its skin benefits
Body butter is not only the raw cocoa and shea butter, but it also consist of cold-pressed organic oils and anti inflammatory vitamin E oils, there are numerous benefits of this body butter, few are listed below:
a.) Cocoa and Shea butter consist of fatty acids, that form a protective layer around the skin.
b.) Body butter soothens the skin, reduces wrinkles and works as Anti-Aging product.
c.) Vitamin E, and other cold pressed oils make your skin young, and tighten the skin.
d.) It tones your skin by increasing collagen cell and rejuvenates it.
e.) Butters absorbs in the skin with the body heat. It takes time to penetrate on the skin, once it does they consistently hydrate the skin
It works best on the dry skin, and dry in the weather where your skin need of regular and long lasting moisturiser.
Organic Body Oils
Due to the natural and organic nature, body oil works wonders on any sort of skin. They are safe and effective way to moisturize the skin.
Body Oil Ingredients:
There are many oils in market which are using chemicals and artificial ingredients. Avoid using such products. Looks for natural oils that are are made from only organic ingredients and use cold pressed technique for oil extraction. Body oils do not have any water, preservatives, and any other chemicals, hence they are very safe for even infants. Good body oils are a fusion of pure, organic oils.
Some of the oils which are extremely beneficial in body oils are:
Organic Sweet Almonds Oil: The fatty acids found in sweet almond oil benefit the skin by retaining the moisture and keeping it hydrated. Natural vitamin E in almond oil helps to soothe skin irritation. Collagen, the protein responsible for keeping our skin youthful, forms an even layer of padding under the skin. As we age, fine wrinkles begin to appear due to the thinning of the skin and unevenness in the collagen padding underneath. The natural vitamin E in sweet almond oil provides the amino acids required for collagen to thrive so that your skin stays even and healthy over time.
Organic Coconut Oil: Rich in Lauric acid, Vitamins, Minerals and Antioxidants. Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can soothe irritated skin. The antioxidants in coconut oil work to suppress inflammation and revitalize the skin’s barrier. Moreover, coconut oil is primarily made up of medium chain fatty acids or “healthy fats” that can gently soothe and repair even the driest of skins Also, coconut oil is perfect for avoiding infections caused due to sunburns, it has Lauric acid which can destroy potential pathogens like fungi, bacteria, and viruses.
Organic Jojoba Oil: This oil is fantastic for the skin on your face and body,” he says. “It’s a lighter-feeling oil but deeply hydrating, and full of nutrients, vitamins, and minerals that are integral to the health of your skin. Boasting tons of fatty acids, jojoba oil helps soften and soothe ragged cuticles. Thanks to its nourishing vitamin and minerals jojoba oil can soothe dry, chapped lips and lighten the stretch marks.
Vitamin E Oil: Vitamin is one of the most versatile elements when it comes to skincare and beauty ingredients. Best known for its outstanding hydrating and revitalizing properties, Vitamin E will not only replenish moisture but leave your skin with a freshness and supple glow. It not only acts as a skin-renewing powerhouse, but it also improves the skin immune system and overall skin appearance.
Decision is primarily dependent on your skin type and the level of dryness at a particular time. If you have dry skin, you may use body butter before going to bed for deeper hydration. Use oil to give complete nourishment to your skin along with moisture. If you have sensitive skin, oil without water and preservatives may work better for you. It is always better to try both products and choose what works for you. Do read thru the ingredient list and their benefits, choose the products based on your skin needs.