Have you noticed how many natural or spa products have an eastern flavour? We in the west seem to really love anything that has a whiff of exotic Asia. You have to admit that some of the ingredients are far more romantic sounding than tetrapolystyrolwhatnot or blah blah that appears on our highly processed skin and body products. Maybe that’s the attraction and here are 8 Eastern beauty ingredients that are inspiring many of our cosmetics and toiletries.
1. Shea Butter
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Made from the Shea nut, the butter has similar properties to cocoa butter but it’s softer. It is absorbed quickly and doesn’t leave a greasy finish. That makes it one of the Eastern beauty ingredients perfect as a moisturizer.