While many conventional moisturizers contain large amounts of water, giving the feeling of hydration, but quickly leaving the skin dry once the water evaporates…

Coconut oil is primarily composed of saturated fats and contains medium-chain fatty acids, which not only help to repair the skin barrier and trap water, thus hydrating the skin, they also reduce inflammation.”

- Whitney P. Bowe, MD, a dermatologist at Advanced Dermatology PC in Westchester and NYC