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
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