Moisturizers known as Body Butters tend to be heavier, more emollient and have a more luxurious feel as opposed to lotions. When moisturizers contain lubricating ingredients, such as illipe butter, and natural oils, such as olive, candlenut, papaya seed and goji berry oils,

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they are occlusive or coat the skin to create a barrier between the skin’s surface and outside elements. This “barrier” seals in moisture as well as protects the skin from environmental impurities and damage from harsh environments

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Apply as needed to body to relieve dryness. Focus on dry areas like arms and legs to soothe, moisturize and protect skin. This product is concentrated, so a little goes a long way.

It’s important to apply it after a shower when your skin is still damp from the shower to ensure it absorbs properly and stays locked into the skin

Body butter can cause breakouts on oily skin. The occlusive barrier blocks pores, creating a fertile ground for bacteria and oils to accumulate. Try semi-occlusive products like cocoa butter that seal in moisture but allow skin to breathe normally. Lotions in general can be used more frequently than butters because of the lighter ingredients and texture they contain. This is especially beneficial for those who frequently break out.