Shea butter is known for its healing properties that can be attributed to the presence of several fatty acids and plant sterols. The vitamins A and E protect the cells from free radicals and environmental damage. Shea butter is considered as one of the best anti-aging and moisturizing agents for the skin. Shea butter penetrates into the skin easily, without clogging the pores, and is effective for dry skin. Vitamins A and E found in this butter keep the skin supple, nourished, radiant, and prevent premature wrinkles and facial lines.