he Benefits of Cocoa Butter on the Skin
Cocoa butter, unsuspected powers
Who would have thought that the cocoa bean could contain such a concentrate of virtues? Particularly rich in stearic, palmitic and oleic acids, cocoa butter proves to be an excellent moisturizer for the epidermis.
But that’s not all, since this ingredient that makes up many cosmetic creams also shows antioxidant properties thanks to its natural vitamin content (A, B, C, E) and minerals.
In addition, the fatty acids it contains are particularly indicated to soothe the fire of certain irritations or skin lesions. In short, cocoa butter is a multifunctional component that, in addition to being 100% natural, remains financially accessible.
What are the indications for cocoa butter?
They are many ! Pregnant women particularly appreciate it because it preserves the elasticity of the skin and, in fact, avoids the formation of stretch marks and cellulite.
Besides the fact that it is a perfect moisturizing treatment on a daily basis, it is also an excellent anti-wrinkle since this natural antioxidant allows to slow down the process of aging skin by neutralizing the famous free radicals and favoring the production of collagen.
In addition, cocoa butter can also supplement medical treatment to combat certain dermatitis or other skin diseases. This is the case, in particular, for eczema or psoriasis which he often succeeds in soothing.
Where is cocoa butter found?
Contrary to conventional wisdom, cocoa butter is not only intended to stimulate our taste buds by incorporating the composition of many cakes and other pastries or sweet treats.
On closer inspection, there is a mention on the back of many body creams and softening lotions purchased on the market. It is also one of the main components of sun creams and other lip sticks. It is therefore everywhere!
It is even found in its simplest form in many specialty stores. This version can be very useful for those who wish to make home care. Be careful, however, to use non-food cocoa butter to be sure to benefit from all its intrinsic properties.
How is cocoa butter used?
For the record, cocoa butter is extracted by cold pressing cocoa beans. The one that is used for cosmetics is unfiltered. When purchased in its natural form, cocoa butter is solid.
To apply it more easily, it is therefore necessary to heat it in a bain-marie or in small portions in its hands. When it is brought to a temperature above 35 ° C., this component will fluidize until the texture of an oil is obtained.
These physical properties make it a perfect massage oil. Under 20 ° C, on the contrary, it is so hard that it is possible to make chips by grating it.
How to make beauty products based on cocoa butter?
Home-grown cosmetics lovers have set it up as an “essential” ingredient. It must be said that it can without concern integrate many recipes of products with moisturizing virtues.
For example, it is possible to make a face mask in no time. For a pot of 100 g, it is enough to heat 75 g of vegetable oil of its choice (argan, almond, jojoba …) with 25 g of cocoa butter.
Senegal – National Digitized Identity Cards Valid Until September 30, 2017
The digitized identity cards are still valid and therefore usable following a new extension, born of a decree signed by President Macky Sall.
Citizens who have not yet withdrawn their new biometric ID cards will be able to use the National Digital Identity Cards. Indeed, the slow distribution of new identity cards is an almost general observation throughout the entire territory and removing any functionality of digitized identity cards would certainly create a total inconsistency.
It is this inconsistency that comes to annihilate the new decree extending the chargeability of the National Digital Identity Card. It will now be available until September 30, 2017.
Football – Senegalese international, Pape Ndiaye Souaré Is Fit To Return After Injury (Video)
Senegalese international Pape Ndiaye Souaré, who suffered a serious car accident last September, was dismissed from the Premier League and deprived of CAN with the Lions of Senegal. On these videos, the Lion seems to regain its form.
Senegalese Government Condemns Attacks In Places Of Worship In Egypt
The Government of Senegal has condemned “firmly” the attacks perpetrated this Sunday in places of worship in Tanta and Alexandria (Egypt) “having caused dozens of dead and wounded,” according to a statement of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs
An explosion killed at least 27 people and injured 78 on Sunday, 9 April, in a Coptic church in Tanta, 120 km north of Cairo.
He said that “a few hours later, in the early afternoon, a second explosion occurred in another Coptic church in Alexandria.”
“According to a report of the ministry, this one made at least 17 dead and 48 wounded. It was the work of a suicide bomber, added the Ministry of the Interior. “The attacks had been claimed by the Islamic state.
In reaction, the Senegalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs describes these attacks as “cowardly and criminal”.
“In this painful circumstance, the Government of Senegal expresses its condolences and renews its total solidarity with the government and the brotherly Egyptian people.”
Senegal: Moustapha Diakhaté – “Why I do not want to be a deputy”
The chairman of the parliamentary group “Bennoo Bokk Yaakaar”, a member of the Apr, Moustapha Diakhaté, decided not to run for a second term of deputy in the National Assembly. He said he threw “the sponge definitely”.
Moustapha Diakhaté, on the phone by Seneweb, confirms that he does not want his mandate to be renewed. “I want this mandate to be the last. I think I am useful elsewhere and no longer in the Assembly. Life is not just being a deputy or minister, “he told Seneweb.
Moustapha Diakhaté adds that he is not interested, either, by a ministerial post. “I do not want it at all. “Not at all,” he insisted.
The president of the parliamentary group of the presidential majority also specifies that his decision, which is personal, will not prevent him from politically supporting the President of the Republic, Macky Sall.
Prosecutor Robbed By A Prostitute
If one is to believe the information reported by “The Witness”, in a hotel located in Ngor, a high magistrate of a country of the subregion, moreover prosecutor of the Republic of his country, come to Dakar for a Seminar, was robbed by one of the beautiful prostitutes of the zone of the Almadies.
“It happened last Friday, after a brief bargain, the magistrate and the night beauty agreed on a tariff of 50,000 FCFA. Once in bed, the prosecutor has ‘given’ two warrants to the prostitute. After releasing him, our honorable guest magistrate has noticed the disappearance of his Iphone smartphone worth 600,000 FCFA, “says an employee of the hotel to the” Witness “.
Thus, the prosecutor seized his Senegalese counterpart to explain his misadventure, says the media which continues: “In order not to leave this case unpunished, the prosecutor of the Republic of Dakar immediately seized the elements of Urban Security.
Instruction? Stalking, identifying, locating and arresting the prostitute who dared to do this to an honorable attorney! Investigations worthy of a trades police eventually made it possible to locate the beautiful night of the thief. Residing at the Medina, she acknowledged the facts alleging that the client abused her status as a ‘minor’.
False, she is 25 years old. This was enough for the police, in addition to his confession of course, to place her in custody for theft. Probably, it will be referred this morning “.