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Paraphrased from www.antioxidant4life.com:
"Cocoa butter, contains many different antioxidant, which can lead to a massive attack of free radicals that destroy skin cells and cause premature aging. As such, it is therefore an ideal product for skin care.
It is scientifically proven that cocoa butter prevents a deterioration of the skin from harmful UV rays of sunlight – UV, free radicals, which produce very effective in the destruction of the skin."
antioxidant /an·ti·ox·i·dant/ (ant-ē-ˈäk-səd-ənt, ˌan-ˌtī-) 1. any of various substances (as beta-carotene, vitamin C, and alpha-tocopherol) that inhibit oxidation or reactions promoted by oxygen and peroxides and that include many held to protect the living body from the deleterious effects of free radicals
Quoted from FitNRaw.com:
"You can use cocoa butter straight up or mixed with other ingredients to give yourself glowing soft and smoother skin. Cocoa Butter penetrates through the top layer of your skin and keeps the next layers healthy and hydrated as well.