Quick Definition – Coconut Oil
Coconut isn’t just a tasty ingredient for pina coladas, bounty bars and Indian curries. It is a tropical oil that has many uses in beauty.
Coconut oil is an emollient which smoothes and softens the skin. It smells sweet and is extracted from the flesh of a coconut. The oil contains antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral properties, which makes it an excellent odor-masker.
It’s can be used on the body as well as hair to give body and shine. High in antioxidants, coconut oil can help protect the skin against free radicals.