We’re constantly experimenting to improve our formulations in our blending studio and when we find a natural ingredient that works, we don’t give up on it. One such ingredient we fell in love with and haven’t stopped loving is coconut oil. In fact, we use it as a 100% natural base ingredient in all of our products, not because it just works but because it thrives!
Coconut oil is packed to the brim with antioxidants and saturated fats, both of which are brilliant for
making skin and hair glow with radiance. Coconut oil comes from – you guessed it – coconuts! The flesh
of the coconut is harvested and broken down for different uses. The best kinds are virgin and certified organic as it means the coconut has not been treated with any chemicals, pesticides or bleaching along the way. All our formulations use certified organic oil.
Why is coconut oil so great?
It’s a powerful moisturiser! Which is why we include it as an ingredient in all of our organic multi-use beauty balms. The high concentration of fatty acids found in this oil actually retains moisture in the skin and leaves it feeling soft and smooth to the touch. It’s a natural healer!
Capric, Caprylic and Lauric acids have disinfectant and antimicrobial properties which can help prevent infections growing in open wounds and speed up the skin’s healing process in general. It’s an anti-aging cream!
Coconut oil is rich in proteins that keep the skin healthy and rejuvenated both inside and outside. Proteins also help speed up the healing process of scars and contribute to tissue repair. But, our favourite part about coconut oil? It keeps working on the skin long after you first apply it. It protects and nourishes throughout hot summer days and against cold winter winds – the best of both worlds and it’s 100% healthy for you.
What’s your favourite use for coconut oil?