Beyond regular moisturiser, body butter has existed for a long time to nourish both hair and skin. It not only provides a boost of hydration but also deep conditions for a healthy-looking feel. From cocoa butter to shea butter, you must have seen these ingredients popularly in your skincare brand. Another addition to this family is the murumuru butter.
Murumuru butter is the rich extract from the seeds of Astrocaryum murumuru
-a kind of palm tree native to the Amazon rainforest. It is whitish-yellow in colour and dense in texture.
This natural butter is said to soften the skin and hair and is also under study as a new cooking alternative to pre-existing regular oil.
Here are all the reasons why you need to try this nature’s goodness to achieve healthy-looking skin and hair:
Murumuru butter is rich in fatty acids that can help to lock-in moisture to your skin for a long time. It can also improve your skin’s moisture barrier to further achieve a healthy glow. To see effective result one can apply this post-shower as pores open up best during that time.
The moisturising profile of this natural butter makes it ideal to treat hair problems like frizz, dry hair, sun damage and even split ends. It contains lauric acid which can penetrate the hair’s shaft to soften and hydrate the hair. You can apply murumuru butter as an overnight hair mask.
Murumuru butter is a good alternative to heavy oil as it is less comedogenic. It means it won’t clog your pores and cause breakouts. It can heal your skin barrier and soothe mild inflammations of eczema and acne-prone skin. It can be ideal for dry to sensitive skin.
A daily application of murumuru butter can help to reduce signs of aging, such as wrinkles and fine lines for a plump-looking appearance. It is a good source of Vitamin A, fat-soluble vitamin and rich in antioxidants.
Thanks to the fat content of this butter, it can be used as a hair conditioner to preserve the shine and volume.
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