Coconut is said to be nature’s health and beauty elixir. Its unique composition is designed by nature to promote and maintain health and beauty.
We also love that you can use it head to toe as the ultimate multi-tasker… and it smells delicious too!
While coconut oil has traditionally been used in coastal and tropical regions as a food, medicine, cosmetic and sun protector, only in the past few decades has western society discovered the benefits of coconut oil and embraced its skin and hair care benefits and scientific research confirmed its many health benefits.
Coconut for Healthy Skin
A natural organic skincare product, coconut oil is an excellent skin conditioner containing essential fatty acids, mostly made up of medium-chain triglycerides which deeply penetrate, moisturise and act as a protective barrier against the ageing effects of environmental and free radical damage. Benefits of coconut oil on skin including helping skin to retain moisture, promoting skin elasticity and keeping it looking young and supple and radiant.
Medium chain triglycerides & fatty acids – absorb deeply, moisturize and protect against the aging effects of the environment and free radical damage.
Aids in exfoliating the outer layer of dead skin cells and penetrates deeply to strengthen the underlying tissues. It helps skin retain moisture, promotes skin elasticity and keeps it looking young and supple and radiant.
Naturally anti-viral, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and can help soothe and heal skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, and dermatitis.
Vitamins – E, K, Iron – provide essential nutrients and antioxidants to deliver intensive hydration and nourishment to help skin stay supple and help delay the signs of ageing.
Proteins – keep skin healthy and contribute to cellular health and tissue repair leading to longer, healthier skin
As an added bonus, coconut oil acts as a natural sun protection by screening up to 20% of ultraviolet exposure. It is also healing and soothing for sunburn and rashes and its’ antimicrobial properties
Coconut oil is gentle enough for babies and is ideal for baby massage and for treating nappy rash and cradle cap.
Coconut for Healthy Hair
Hair loves coconut oil. It’s packed with healing hair nutrients and fatty acids that can bypass the cuticle and pass freely into the hair’s cell membrane, allowing the oil to penetrate the hair’s shaft and helping to promote protein regrowth by penetrating deep into each hair, repairing and preventing damage from the inside out – making it stronger and leaving it thicker, fuller and shinier.
The lauric acid in coconut oil helps to promote healthy scalp and hair as it is a natural, powerful and potent anti-bacterial and anti-microbial agent that creates natural defences against disease protecting and preventing conditions such as hair loss, itchy scalp, dandruff and even lice infestations.
Vitamin E – is brimming with healing hair nutrients, including Vitamin E (an essential nutrient for skin and hair), and fatty acids including lauric acid and capric acid. Helps to promote protein regrowth by penetrating deep into each hair, getting past the cuticle, repairing and preventing damage from the inside out – making it stronger and leaving it thicker, fuller and shinier.
Lauric acid – is a natural, potent anti-bacterial and anti-microbial agent that helps to promote healthy scalp and hair as it creates natural defences against disease protecting and preventing conditions such as hair loss, itchy scalp, dandruff and even lice infestations.