Cocoa butter is a key natural cosmetic product, which is used in the cosmetology and medicine due to its wide range of useful properties. Cocoa butter is rich in different vitamins and microelements, fat acids and has a powerful antioxidative effect. In medicine its famous of the ability to reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases and cancer. Besides that, the flavanol, an active ingredient of cocoa butter, improves the brain functioning by improving the blood flood.
Useful ingredients of the cocoa butter composition beneficially effect on skin, especially dry and mature. It can restore lipid balance and skin cells structure, smoothen and tone up skin, support it natural elasticity, effectively reduce aging signs and some skin defects, protect from the negative environment influence. These active ingredients existence explains frequent use of cocoa butter as a part of different cosmetic products like creams, masks etc. and in a pure state for massaging and some other cosmetic procedures.
The cocoa butter composition
Many useful ingredients were discovered in the cocoa butter:
- Oleic acid restores blood vessel structure, reduces level of cholesterol and risk of cholesterol granuloma developing, activates skin protective functions;
- Palmic acid encourages active nourishment intake;
- Polyphenols have an antiallergic effect;
- Phytosterols reduce skin aging and encourage epidermis regeneration;
- Linoleic acid prevents exfoliation;
- Stearic acid activates skin immune protection;
- Lauric acid prevents premature skin aging and dryness due to liquid binding ability;
- Vitamin K prevents and reduces irritation and aging spots;
- Vitamin E rejuvenates, improves skin firm, removes fine lines.
Cocoa butter cosmetics by Repharm
When cocoa butter is used in cosmetology
Creams with cocoa butter are useful for dry chapping skin, sensitive skin, mature skin with aging signs, damaged and irritated skin. Cocoa butter can help in case of early wrinkles and fine lines developing, skin dryness and exfoliation, fading, aging spots, irritation and inflammation, acne, cracks and chapping, lipid disbalance, clogged pores, lack of collagen etc.
Besides that, cocoa butter has proved itself as an effective means for stretch marks healing, SPF cosmetics for sunburns protection and perfect sun tan developing. Cocoa butter can restore damage hair structure and smoothen foot and hand rough skin. Cocoa butter based cosmetic products have light texture, are quickly absorbed and don’t leave fat marks after use. It is also used as a natural cosmetic odorant.
Eyelid balsam Repharm with cocoa butter
Eyelid balsam Repharm with cocoa butter takes care of sensitive and soft eyelid and under eye skin. In its base there are such natural components as cocoa butter, olive oil, peach, grape and linseed oils, extracts of lime blossom, chamomile and wintergreen, and vitamin complex. The balsam is indicated for every age from 18, its fat base nourishes and protects skin from drying. Vitamin complex improves skin firming and regeneration speed and prevents from aging. The eyelids balsam is indicated for daily care, especially for the cold season.