As the name suggests Virgin Coconut Oil (VCO) is pure coconut oil made without chemical processes. Making it without going through a heating process at high temperatures to release nutrients is very beneficial for the skin. Virgin Coconut Oil is produced by heating coconut milk to produce pure coconut oil. Virgin Coconut Oil has a high lauric acid content. Lauric acid is a medium-chain saturated fatty acid which is also called medium-chain fatty acid (MCFA). This content can make the skin smoother and more moist.
Pure coconut oil as a moisturizer
The fat content in virgin coconut oil makes it a good moisturizer for the skin. VCO fat content can make the skin softer and smoother. VCO is perfect for moisturizing dry facial skin and itchy body parts. Because VCO can prevent dermatitis and psoriasis.
Pure coconut oil nourishes the skin
Because it contains medium-chain fatty acids which are absorbed deep into the skin, VCO can nourish damaged skin tissue. VCO provides energy so that it maintains skin health, moisture, and tenderness. In addition, coconut oil can ward off fungi and bacteria that irritate the skin. Coconut oil reduces the number of microbes on the skin, and skin problems like psoriasis, dermatitis, eczema, and other skin infections.
Coconut oil as an acne remedy
VCO can cure acne by reducing irritation and inflammation of acne. In addition, coconut oil can kill acne-causing bacteria (acne vulgaris). It is enough to apply VCO to the acne that grows, then rinse it with warm water after 5 minutes. If you want to prevent pimples from appearing, just apply VCO evenly on your face. After 10 minutes have passed, rinse your face with warm water.
Antioxidant properties to overcome wrinkles
To fight free radicals that damage the skin, our bodies need enough antioxidants. VCO contains two antioxidants: ferulic acid and p-coumaric acid. Makes you look younger VCO improves skin quality and appearance by removing dead skin cells and removing flaking.