African shea butter is edible, nutritious and moisturizing, and due to its moisturizing properties it helps promote healthy skin. It is also use in medicine. Depending on the quality class, shea butter also includes vita... More »

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Unrefined shea butter can help treat acne and other minor skin problems because it's a natural moisturizer with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties, according to Better Shea Butter. The butter doesn't clog por... More »

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While pure shea butter is useful in cooking, it is also highly beneficial as a topical cream for treating dry skin, moisturizing hair and soothing cracked heels and chapped lips. It can also be used to combat cosmetic pr... More »

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Make an almond and jojoba body lotion using almond oil, jojoba oil and shea butter. Another simple lotion recipe uses aloe vera gel and beeswax to create a non-greasy moisturizing lotion. Make either kind of lotion at ho... More »

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It is possible to even out African American skin with natural products, such as natural exfoliating scrubs, Aloe vera gels, vitamin E and shea butter. Homemade exfoliating requires combining equal parts milk, brown sugar... More »

Moisturizing African-American skin is vital to prevent an ashy or gray tone. Both oily and dry skin types require regular moisturizing. More »

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While pure shea butter is useful in cooking, it is also highly beneficial as a topical cream for treating dry skin, moisturizing hair and soothing cracked heels and chapped lips. It can also be used to combat cosmetic pr... More »

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