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Cacao Butter

In the ever-evolving world of natural skin care, Cacao butter holds a place of honor for its luxurious texture and profound skin benefits. Extracted from the cocoa bean, the same source as everyone's favorite chocolate, Cacao butter is a critical component of our Kiwi-Kissed Ultra-Nourishing Moisturiser. Let's delve into what makes Cacao butter a sought-after ingredient in vegan and cruelty-free skin care.


What is Cacao Butter?

Cacao butter, also known as Theobroma oil, is a natural, edible fat extracted from the cocoa bean. It's obtained by fermenting, roasting, and then separating the fat from the beans. This process ensures that the butter maintains its natural properties and health benefits, making it a favored choice in both the culinary and beauty industries. The use of Cacao butter in products reinforces a commitment to cruelty-free skin care practices and highlights its popularity in vegan skin care formulations.


The Benefits of Cacao Butter for Your Skin

  • Intense Moisturization: Cacao butter is renowned for its rich fatty acids, which deeply moisturize and nourish the skin. This hydration is critical for all skin types, especially for those experiencing dry or rough patches.
  • Natural Antioxidant Properties: High in antioxidants like polyphenols and flavonoids, Cacao butter fights off free radicals, which cause oxidative stress and can lead to premature aging. This makes it a stellar ingredient in age-defying skincare products.
  • Soothes Sensitive Skin: Its natural composition and soothing properties make Cacao butter gentle enough for sensitive skin. It helps in reducing the appearance of scars and soothes conditions like eczema and dermatitis.
  • Promotes Skin Elasticity: Regular use of Cacao butter can enhance skin elasticity and tone, thanks to its beneficial nutrients that support the skin's structure and health.
  • Delivers Radiant Skin: Cacao butter's ability to hydrate and protect the skin contributes to a radiant, healthy-looking complexion. Its nourishing properties leave the skin looking vibrant and youthful.