Botanical Name: Theobroma Cacao
Cocoa butter is also known as cacao butter. It a natural vegetable fat obtained from the cocoa bean during the process of separating the powder and liquor from the bean.
Senica uses certified organic, food grade cocoa butter. The same quality used in high end chocolate.
Part of Plant Used: bean
Why It’s Wonderful: Cocoa butter helps to heal and protect and condition the skin. It keeps the skin supple and is commonly used to help to reduce the formation of stretch marks. It is high in anti-oxidants, vitamin E, minerals and vitamins that are beneficial to the skin for moisture retention. Cocoa butter is readily absorbed by the skin and makes it ideal for soothing dry and irritated skin.
Action/Purpose: emollient (skin softener)
Senica Products Containing Cocoa Butter: Blemish Balm
More about the Blemish Balm
Blemish Balm delivers intense moisture for dry, itchy and irritated skin. This herb infused balm helps soften skin and fade dark spots.
The Blemish Balm is a multi-use moisturizing product that can be used from head to toe or ‘crown to sole’ as we say here at Sénica.
It works as an intense moisturizer for dry skin patches, can be used on skin irritations such as blisters, cuts, scrapes, blemishes, burns, tattoos, and acne bumps that have begun to heal (dry up).
It is also great during allergy season as it provides a moisturizing and protective barrier between your skin and common allergens such as pollen.
You’ll love this über-rich formula that melts into your skin to deliver instant moisture and requires only a tiny bit to get the job done.
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