Coconut Oil

Active compounds in beauty and personal care 

Inci ingredients: COCOS NUCIFERA OIL

Coconut oil is extracted from the flesh of the coconut. It is a source of fatty acids: it contains lauric acid, capric acid, myristic acid and palmitic acid. 

It penetrates the skin quickly and leaves a feeling of softness without any greasy effect on the skin. It is used in many cosmetic products: it has moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant properties … it even protects UV.

It is allowed in organic.

It’s functions: Hair conditioner, masking, skin conditioning, perfuming. Highly useful in natural cosmetics for skin care:




  • Acids: lauric acid, caprylic acid, capric acid.
  • Vitamins: E and K.
  • Mineral: iron.

Properties of Coconut Oil:

Coconut oil is derived from the meat of the coconut and is known for its moisturizing and nourishing properties. In cosmetics, it is often used for its:

  1. Moisturizing properties: Coconut oil is a natural emollient that can help to keep the skin hydrated and soft.
  2. Non-comedogenic properties: Coconut oil is non-comedogenic, which means it doesn’t clog pores, making it a great oil for acne-prone skin.
  3. Antimicrobial properties: Coconut oil has antimicrobial properties that can help to prevent the growth of bacteria and other microorganisms on the skin, making it useful for treating acne and other skin infections.
  4. Anti-inflammatory properties: Coconut oil has anti-inflammatory properties that can help to reduce redness, itching, and irritation on the skin.
  5. Hair care properties: Coconut oil is also used in hair care products as it is helpful in promoting hair growth, reducing dandruff, and itchy scalp. It can also help to protect hair from damage caused by heat styling or chemical treatments.
  6. Sunscreen properties: Coconut oil also has a natural sunscreen properties, which can protect skin from sun damage.
  7. Emulsifying properties: Coconut oil is also used as an emulsifying agent in cosmetics. It can help to mix oil and water-based ingredients together to create a stable emulsion.
  8. It is generally considered safe for most skin types, but it is always advisable to test it before applying to the face as it can be comedogenic for some people.


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