Cocoa Butter 101

Skin Benefits

The most advertised Benefit for cocoa butter is to help remove or prevent stretch marks and skin discoloration. However, did you know that cocoa butter can provide you with a great source of antioxidants and restore damages made from environmental stressors? Studies have

shown that small amounts of cocoa have been linked with improving one’s heart health by reducing the risk of heart failure and linked with cancer prevention. Cocoa buttercan similarly work with your immune system by retaining moisture to the skin by fighting T-cell activity (found in conditions such as psoriasis, fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome). This powerful butter known to soothe dermatitis and eczema also can be high in caloric intake and can take up your daily calorie intake if used excessively. So before bathing in this chocolate butter, remember too much of a good thing, can be a bad thing! (Naturally Frie via

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