Coconut oil has antibiotic and antimicrobial properties that can help prevent and fight infections on the skin; Contains medium chain fatty acids, which help restore skin pH. Coconut oil contains lauric acid which help protect the skin, providing smoothness and cellular restructuring. It is quickly absorbed, and penetrates easily into the skin and moisturizes all the dermal layers. It is used as a natural moisturizer, which helps preserve collagen and elastin to preserve youth longer and prevent wrinkles. It is an ideal for people with sensitive skin, since its properties help prevent irritated and inflamed skin.