Coconut Oil (Cocos Nucifera)

What is it?

  • Oil derived from the meat of coconuts

Where is it used?

  • Conditioners
  • Makeup Removers
  • Skin Creams
  • Toothpaste
  • Cooking
  • Massage Oils
  • Insect repellant

What does it do?

  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-fungal
  • Moisturizer
  • Makes Pina Coladas taste yummy

Interesting Facts:

  • Hexane is often used as a solvent in the extraction process*

Pros/Cons:

Pros:

  • Cheap

Cons:

  • Clogs pores
  • Saturated fat that is no longer recommended as a cooking oil
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