We regularly share the many benefits of using shea butter, but did you know shea nut oil, a byproduct of shea butter production, is just one of many natural oils that help moisturize and protect skin and hair? Every natural oil has its own effective nourishing and revitalizing properties.

You may have come across some of these natural oils in your skin care and hair care products or in your cosmetics.

Almond Oil
An emollient with good nourishing & revitalizing effects. This moisturizer & lubricant can heal injured & chapped skin.

It’s commonly found in: Creams, lotions, protecting & healing creams, ointments, bath oils, makeup & sun care products, personal & baby care products.

Argan Oil
A natural emollient with excellent nutrition benefits for skin and hair due to the high content of unsaturated fatty acids, phenols and carotens.

It’s commonly found in: Creams, serums, lotions, hair care products, sun care, lip care products.

Avocado Oil
A nourishing oil for skin and hair care, particularly high content of various vitamins. It moisturizes and softens, especially suited for dry skin, dry hair and damaged hair.

It’s commonly found in: Creams, serums, lotions, hair care products, sun care, lip care products.

Coconut Oil
An emollient that helps keep skin and hair soft, smooth & conditioned.

It’s commonly found in: Creams, lotions, soaps, shampoos, protecting creams, ointments, bath oils, makeup & sun care products, personal & baby care products.

Grapeseed Oil
A non-greasy emollient with a mild astringent effect. It’s most useful for acne and oily skin.

It’s commonly found in: Creams, lotions, anti-acne creams, skin toners, bath & massage oils, anti-aging products, hair care products, makeup products.

Jojoba Oil
A moisturizer and emollient, anti-wrinkle agent and a good lubricant. It protects partly from UV radiation (SPF about 4).

It’s commonly found in: Lotions, creams, nourishing skin & hair care products, body washes, shampoos, baby products, sun care & after sun products, makeup products, bath oils, facial

But what distinguishes shea nut oil from the rest?

One word: HYDRATION. Shea nut oil offers superb emolliency, softness and soothing properties especially for dry skin. This oil helps heal numerous skin problems including dermatitis, eczema, burns, cutaneous dryness and other irritations. Simply stated, shea nut oil is profoundly more moisturizing and protective than many of the other natural oils.

But don’t take our word for it. Try and compare the oils for yourself and let us know what you think!

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