Coconut oil has natural antibacterial, antifungal and moisturizing properties that are good for the face. People can use it as a makeup remover or moisturizer.
The saturated fats in coconut oil keep skin smooth and help it retain moisture. Vitamins and proteins contained in the oil make it ideal for a natural anti-aging cream. The nutrients keep the skin supple and provide ingredients that contribute to tissue repair and cellular health. These factors help prevent wrinkles and keep the facial skin supple. Coconut oil works to soften skin all over the body and is especially helpful during cold, dry weather when the skin is prone to chapping and cracking.