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SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Illuminating Body Lotion for Dull & Dry Skin -- 13 fl oz


SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Illuminating Body Lotion for Dull & Dry Skin
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SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Illuminating Body Lotion for Dull & Dry Skin -- 13 fl oz

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SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Illuminating Body Lotion for Dull & Dry Skin Description

  • Coconut & Hibiscus Illuminating Body Lotion w/Songyi Mushroom
  • Made with Fair Trade Ingredients
  • No Parabens
  • No Phthalates
  • No Propylene Glycol
  • No Mineral Oil
  • No Sulfates
  • No Animal Testing

Our nourishing blend of Shea Butter, Coconut Oil and Hibiscus Extract deeply moisturizes and improves skin tone while Songyi Mushroom helps naturally brighten.

 

SheaMoisture's Coconut & Hibiscus Body Lotion is a non-greasy formula that gives dry, ashy skin a burst of healing hydration, helping to make your skin soft, smooth and oh-so radiant! It is a hydrating body care treatment made from natural ingredients and it's the perfect natural skin care solution for dry, sensitive skin.

 

This Coconut and Hibiscus lotion is the kind of quality skin care treatment you expect from our SheaMoisture line. Our skin-illuminating body lotion is made from a special lightweight Shea Butter formula that absorbs easily into the skin. Upon application, it brightens and evens out your skin tone while providing the level of deep moisturization your skin requires to remain healthy and vibrant. Coconut Oil and Sweet Hibiscus Flower restore moisture and improve the skin's firmness. The fragrance is also light and beautiful, imparting an addictive, natural aroma to this skin-pampering moisturizing blend.

 

We pride ourselves on making good body lotion that helps make your skin look and feel soft and supple. And this is why we've added Songyi Mushrooms, which elevate this formulation to a whole other level, brightening dull skin and evening skin discoloration to make your skin look gorgeously radiant!

 

SheaMoisture's Coconut & Hibiscus Body Lotion contains certified organic Shea Butter, which provides nourishing moisturization to make your skin smooth and irresistible to touch!

 

Coconut Oil

Nourishes skin with vitamin E and K, iron and fatty acids

 

Hibiscus Flower

This natural emollient softens dry, rough skin

 

Songyi Mushroom

Naturally illuminates skin, leaving it radiant


Directions

Smooth ultra-rich Coconut & Hibiscus Lotion all over body. Concentrate on dull, dry areas. For best results, apply to damp skin for moisture retention.
Free Of
Parabens, phthalates, propylene glycol, mineral oil, sulfates and animal testing.

*These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.


Ingredients: Cocos nucifera (coconut) oil*, deionized water, butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, stearyl alcohol (palm kernel), vegetable emulsifying wax, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, vegetable glycerin, olea europaea (olive) oil*, essential oil blend, aloe barbadensis leaf juice (aloe vera), tocopherol (vitamin e), hibiscus sabdariffa flower extract, papain (papaya extract), allantoin (comfrey root extract), lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower, lonicera japonica (japanese honeysuckle) flower extract, songyi mushroom extract, cocos nucifera (coconut) milk.
*Certified Organic Ingredient.
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What is Cellulite, and Can You (Really) Do Anything to Get Rid of It?

They say youth is wasted on the young, including their predisposition to flawless, cellulite-free bellies, hips and legs. Truth is, you don’t appreciate taut, unpuckered skin till you no longer have it. Dimpled, rippled, bulgy…whatever you call it, don’t blame yourself for cellulite. Contrary to popular belief, it’s not caused by fat. It's a skin condition that can affect anyone, regardless of weight. Because of the way women store fat cells, about 90 percent of women will have cellulite at some point in their lives (usually after age 25), compared to roughly 10 percent of men.

Concept of What is Cellulite Represented by Woman Sitting on Edge of Bath Tub Dry Brushing Skin | Vitacost.com/blog

So what is cellulite, exactly?

Cellulite causes lumpy, dimpled flesh on the thighs, hips, buttocks and abdomen. Below your skin, you have fat cells that store energy. Also in the mix are fibrous connective cords, called septae, that tether your skin to the underlying muscle. As fat cells accumulate, they push up against the skin, while the long, tough cords pull down, creating an uneven surface or dimpling. Regardless of weight, body fat percentage, and fitness level—your fat cells can morph into cellulite as you age. And though they are not caused by weight or lack of fitness, these two factors can exacerbate how much cellulite you have or its appearance.

What causes cellulite?

Basically, hormonal factors play a large role in the development of cellulite, alongside your genetics which determine skin structure, skin texture and body type. It tends to run in families. While lean people can get cellulite too, an inactive lifestyle can increase your chances of having cellulite, as can pregnancy.

Is there a cellulite spectrum?

Funny that you asked—there is. Apparently, like most things, cellulite exists on a continuum. Doctors categorize the severity of cellulite via several grading systems. One such system grades cellulite on a scale of one through four. Grade I: No cellulite is visible but early changes have begun. Grade II: No cellulite is visible when skin is at rest, but it becomes apparent when skin is compressed, or muscles are contracted. Grade III: Cellulite is visible when skin is at rest. Grade IV: More severe cellulite is visible when skin is at rest.

Natural ways to get rid of cellulite

Several medical procedures purport to reduce cellulite or ameliorate its appearance. But they can be costly, invasive and ineffective. Worth trying are creams, dry brushing and exercise before you turn to something more drastic.

Over the counter creams

There are plenty of topical treatments to explore, which may help to reduce the visibility of cellulite. Typically, the results of creams and lotions are temporary. For example, you’ll need to apply the product daily to maintain results. Creams can tighten the skin, which makes the skin appear smoother and firmer. They also add moisture, which can reduce the appearance of cellulite. Many topical cellulite creams contain caffeine, which increases blood and lymphatic flow and works as a diuretic, thus reducing the appearance of cellulite. Another option is to try a product that contains retinol, which thickens the outer layer of skin, and makes cellulite less visible. It takes retinol six months to see results, and it can cause skin sensitivities such as dryness, redness, peeling and sensitivity to the sun.

Dry brushing

This ancient technique, said to be used by the Egyptians, stimulates blood and lymph flow, remove dead skin cells, and boosts circulation and new cell growth. It’s good for overall detoxification and calms your nervous system. Dry brushing is best done right before bathing or showering. Using a stiff bristled body brush, scrub your cellulite prone areas in long fluid strokes, moving from bottom to top or in a circular fashion.

Exercise

The American Council on Exercise says exercises that firm and tone muscles and tighten up your skin can make cellulite less noticeable. Opt for an exercise program that combines aerobic exercise and strength training helps you burn body fat as well as tone and define your muscles. You can also target, through your exercise regimen, the areas of your body that are prone to cellulite.

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