It’s National Coconut Day! Here are some brands harnessing this tropical ingredient in their formulations.
Coco and Eve Like a Virgin Hair Masque, which contains virgin Balinese coconuts and delivers restorative benefits, must have struck a chord with customers during lockdown as one was sold every 12 seconds and the waiting list rose into the thousands, according to the company. It is now back in stock in the US.
Awesome Balm Warming Muscle Melt is an all-natural, handcrafted balm that is said to melt away the discomfort of sore muscles, aching joints and everyday tension. The formulation pairs coconut with kukui nut oil, turmeric, arnica essential oils, beeswax, menthol, camphor, ginger and cayenne.
Cococare Coconut Dry Oil Spray is a non-greasy formula that absorbs quickly leaving your skin silky smooth. Delicately scented, this daily use moisturizer dries in seconds as it conditions and hydrates, according to the brand. It is Ideal for moisturizing before or after a shower or bath, as an after-sun skin conditioner or to soothe razor burn.
The Coconut Sugar Hand Soap and Lotion set from Mer-Sea cleans and moisturizes with a scent that the brand says is a cult classic. Additional ingredients like sea kelp extract, artemia extract, shea butter and almond, avocado and jojoba oil help wash and hydrate.
Bali Body Gradual Tan is a multitasking, hydrating body lotion allows users to gradually build up color. It is enriched with coconut oil, coffee seed extract and cocoa butter.
Soap maker Dr. Bronner’s first Regenerative Organic Certified product is Virgin Coconut Oil. Working in close partnership with Serendipol, the company’s coconut oil supplier in Sri Lanka, Dr. Bronner’s Virgin Coconut Oil achieved the Silver level of Regenerative Organic Certification and was one of the first brands to have a Regenerative Organic Certified product in the market.