Thousands of years ago the people of Mexico, South and Central America valued cacao beans for their flavour. Today, health-conscious consumers have rediscovered the potential of this tiny seed to nourish and energise as it can be both sweet, bitter, dry and yet creamy all at once.
What is Cacao or Cocoa Butter?
- First, it's an excellent source of antioxidants. These help to protect the skin from damage caused by free radicals, which can lead to premature ageing.
- Second, cacao butter is a very moisturising agent. This means that it can help to keep the skin hydrated and looking healthy.
- Finally, cacao butter has a pleasant aroma that many people find intoxicating.