Shea butter is raved as nature's best beauty balm. Shea butter in its purest form makes a brilliant fix for just about anything just name them. They work for everything from the lips to the face, skin, hair and many more.

Today on Pulse Daily, we would be sharing 5 amazing qualities of Shea butter you may not know about

1. Sun Protection

Shea butter acts as a natural sunscreen by providing protection against the ultraviolet radiations of sun. It is a great after-sun care as it provides the extra moisture, nutrients and protection needed by the skin.

2. Healing Qualities

Studies reveal that raw unrefined Shea Butter is effective for curing skin rashes, skin peeling, stretch marks, burns, scars, stretch marks, arthritis and even muscle fatigue. The trick to use pure unrefined Shea in its natural state.

3. Anti Aging

Shea Butter contains vitamins A and E known to keep the skin supple and intensely moisturized thus preventing wrinkles and fine lines and because it penetrates the skin without clogging pores, it could be used on just about every skin type. It is one of the best anti-aging moisturizers around.

4. Great for Lip care

For dry, chapped lips Shea butter comes in handy as it is easily absorbable  and provides nutrients and extra moisture needed to repair lips and during cold and dry weather.

5. Protection for hair

Shea butter has sufficient SPF to protect the hair from sun and chemical damage. Applying Shea butter to the hair before using a heat tool for instance helps coat the hair shaft, protecting it from possible damage.