Know about cocoa butter
Cocoa butter is a natural, meltable oil extracted from the cocoa bean. you must have used it many times in your life – smeared it onto your skin, or ate it, because it’s the additive frequently seen in chocolate, even health chocolate.
Know about its benefits
Protects the skin
The substances in cocoa butter forms a protective barrier over skin to protect the skin against damage from the harmful UV rays from the sun. It may also improve blood flow to the skin and slower skin aging.
Smooths scars and wrinkles
Pregnant women may use cocoa butter to prevent and minimize the possible wrinkles of stretch marks. But these isn’t much proof about cocoa butter that it can improve the skin’s appearance.
Lotions and oils containing cocoa butter are usually applied in a massage process to promote feelings of relaxation and well-being. Recent studies show that massaging with cocoa butter can help release the stress, boost the immune system, and even prevent cancer.
Makes chocolate smooth
Since cocoa butter contains a combination of fats that is solid at room temperature but liquid at human body temperature, you can find it in almost all chocolate.