Why You Should Always Have Shea Butter On Hand

Is there something that you just have to have around at all times? For some people it’s a water bottle or a hair tie, for others its Band-Aids and still others need a bottle of sunscreen or bug spray in their bag no matter what. Whatever that thing is for you, you know that you have at least one good reason why you want it on hand at all times. What if you could have something on hand all the time that did more than just one thing? Water bottles and sunscreen are great, but they have one main purpose. Shea butter, on the other hand, has multiple purposes that make it truly valuable for keeping around no matter what.

Signs of Essential Fatty Acid Deficiency (And How to Fix It)

Everybody’s skin is unique. Some people have more dryness, while others can’t seem to stop producing a ton of oil. But one thing we do all have in common is that our skin needs a steady supply of essential fatty acids, or EFA’s. Found in all sorts of different plant oils and wonderfully nourishing and strengthening to the skin, there are many good reasons to make sure you’re getting plenty. There are also signs your body will give you to let you know if your EFA supply is running low.

HELP! My Shea Butter Expired—Or Did It?

Expiration dates are one of those things that every conscious consumer pays attention to. While some things are obviously more dangerous or unpleasant when expired than others (spoiled milk or rotten meat, anyone?), expired skincare, especially when it contains oils that can go rancid, is definitely not something you will want to put on your face. So what’s the case with Shea butter? Can it go bad, and what happens if you have a container that’s past the printed expiration date?

DIY Shea Butter Vicks Rub

For those days when you’re sick, can’t breathe through your nose, have a sore throat and your body aches, you need something to break up all that congestion and fight the infection causing you all that trouble. And while it’s common for people to go to the store and buy a pre-made de-congesting balm to rub on their chests, you can easily make your own at home. Not only is it fun and easy, but all of the ingredients are pure, natural and safe- and they even help to fight the infection instead of simply clearing your airways. So whether you’re already sick or would like to have this ready to go ahead of time, below is a recipe for your very own home made de-congesting, infection fighting, Vicks-like chest rub. Feel free to follow the recipe to a T, or color outside the lines and make as many changes as you want.

DIY Shea Butter and Essential Oil Bath Soak

Do you like to take baths? Whether you’re sick, sad or just need a relaxing break, taking a bath is one of the best ways to give yourself a little TLC. And though it might seem like there’s nothing you could do to bring a good ol’ bath up another notch in the relaxation department, there actually is. Enter, soaking salts. They can make your skin soft and smooth, your muscle aches go away and your stress disappear. There are a plethora of different soaking blends available to purchase at the store, but why go and buy a premade one when you can make your own and customize it to exactly what you want/need? With just a few simple and easy to find ingredients, you can make your own soaking blend to soften, soothe and melt your worries away.
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