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How To Use Body Butter to Get Soft Skin

Updated on June 27, 2013
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Body butter has become somewhat a rage in the cosmetic world today. These primarily stand for a variety of moisturizing products which have various types of butters like shea butter, cocoa butter, coconut butter as the main ingredient. These are being used to make your skin soft, smooth and supple.

How to use Body Butter

If you love body butter then it is said to work best if you apply it after a warm shower in order to seal the moisture. This butter is especially useful for those with very rough and dry skin, though it may not be good for those already with an oily skin type. So how you can use body butter to make your skin sensuous?

You need to apply body butter on your complete body so as to let it get fully moisturized. Concentrate especially on dry areas of your body like cracked feet, elbows.

Next you need to focus on your wrinkled body parts like the face, chin, neck and hands. This is so because body butter are known to help reduce the signs of aging and prevents wrinkles.

If you have scars or stretch marks on any part of your body, make sure you have applied body butter to these areas as well because this not just heals the body part but also helps in renewing the cells.

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Body butter also acts as a cuticle softener, so once you have soaked your fingers or toe in warm water gently apply the butter and softly push back the cuticles.

Body butter can also be used as an eye makeup remover. We all know Vaseline is yet another effective eye makeup remover and so is body butter. Just apply a bit on a moist cotton and gently remove all the makeup. Apart from removing the mascara it also nourishes your eyelashes.

Body butter is certainly one of the best when it comes to using it for body massage. If you want to pamper your skin well, simply apply it all over your body and see it getting nourished and refreshed.

Benefits of Body Butter: There are certainly more than one benefit of body butter apart from those mentioned above.

Body butter for stretch marks: Stretch marks is something which every pregnant women want to get rid off. Fading Stretch marks is not as easy as it seems. But the good news is that body butter can certainly come to all those women who loathe stretch marks. Here are a few of those you can use:

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula for Stretch Marks: It contains cocoa butter and vitamin E as the main ingredients which help in fading away the stretch marks. Being non greasy it does not stain your clothes. Simply apply it on your stretch marks and massage well.

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Earth Mama Body Butter: If you love to go organic, then this one is for you. It contains shea butter and various oils like jojoba, olive and orange oil. These ingredients not just hydrate your skin but also reduce stretch marks.

Body Butter for Eczema: If your skin suffers from rough dry patches and is inflamed then perhaps you suffer from eczema. This is said to be an embarrassing problem because your skin is itchy and flaky. Inspite of various medicinal treatments, you can even make use of body butter to treat this skin condition.

You can use ‘Eczema Treatment Body Butter’ which helps in soothing eczema and dermatitis. This is safe to be used by all age groups and is a natural product. It contains shea butter, avocado oil, vitamin E, and coconut oil. It is recommended to apply it twice a day to get the best results.

There are some 5 best body butters which will make your skin supple and shiny and add glow to it. Read them to know which one is worth buying.

Other Uses of Body Butter

Body Butter for Dry Hair: Getting soft and silky hair is a dream come true for many of us, but not all of us are so lucky to have it naturally. However body butter has found to be useful in making your dry hair turn soft as it nourishes and conditions them well. You just need to apply it on your hair strands in the same way as you do with the oil and massage it well. You can use ‘The Body Shop Rainforest Moisture Hair Butter’ which is free of parabens, colorants and silicones. This is quite beneficial for those with dry or damaged hair.

Body Butter for Babies: Body butter is also said to be effective for baby skin in order to keep it soft and supple. It helps in rejuvenating the skin and thereby your baby feels refreshed. You can apply ‘Buriti Baby Body Butter’ on your babies’ body which moisturizes the babies skin. This is good for dry and sensitive skin as well.

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      Shadaan Alam 4 years ago from India

      thanks a lot that you liked it

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      Rajan Singh Jolly 4 years ago from From Mumbai, presently in Jalandhar,INDIA.

      Very interesting information, Shadaan. Voted up.