Virgin Coconut oil
Virgin coconut oil is known for its nice fragrance, taste, antioxidants, medium chain fatty acids and vitamins. Virgin coconut oil is very effective as a moisturizing agent. The contribution of vitamin E towards skin care is well known. It is essential for healthy skin, keeping the skin smooth, and protecting it against cracking. Above all, it prevents premature aging since it has good antioxidant properties. Like coconuts themselves, coconut oil is rich in many proteins. These proteins keep skin healthy and rejuvenated, both internally and externally. Proteins also contribute to the cellular health and tissue repair, along with a wide range of other essential activities within the body. The fatty acids or triglycerides when applied to the skin, keep the skin smooth to the touch and helps to retains the moisture content of the skin.
Capric/Caprylic/Lauric acid: These are not very different from the medium chain fatty acids, but they have their own contributions. These three fatty acids have disinfectant and antimicrobial properties.