INGREDIENTS IN DEPTH - COCONUT MILK

SUMMARY:  GOOD | SAFE TO BE USED IN PERSONAL CARE PRODUCTS | APPROVED BY REGULATORY BODIES

A naturally occurring cosmetics ingredient that promotes better hair health, fights signs of ageing skin and hydrates skin.

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WHAT IS COCONUT MILK:  Coconut milk is extracted from the grated pulp of matured coconuts. It is an opaque milky white liquid and is completely vegan. It is a rich source of lauric acid, manganese, phosphorous, iron and magnesium. It also contains small amount of calcium. It has a thick consistency and a rich creamy texture. It hydrates the skin, fights signs of ageing skin and even though it is quite thick it does not clog your pores. It promotes hair growth, maintains scalp health and is powered with antioxidants.

REVIEW OF COCONUT MILK

Name of Brand/ Organization

Paula's Choice

EWG

CIR

FDA

EU Cosmetics Regulation

Rating/Review

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Coconut milk is one of the most researched and reviewed ingredients. Top regulatory bodies like FDA (Food and Drug Administration ensures the safety, efficacy and security of humans by making sure that cosmetics are safe to use), CIR (Cosmetic Ingredient Review thoroughly investigates the safety of ingredients used in cosmetics), EU Cosmetics Regulation (It ensures the safety of the consumers while using the cosmetic products) and EWG (Environmental Working Group Skin Deep is a cosmetic database for ensuring the safety of ingredients being used in personal care products) have rated it safe for use in cosmetics, personal care products. 

BENEFITS OF COCONUT MILK: The miracle liquid has the following benefits:

  • Moisturizes skin:  It hydrates the skin, makes skin softer, reduces skin dryness and nourishes skin.
  • Prevents sunburn: It contains fats and oil present in it decreases redness caused due to sunburn and also moisturizes the skin.
  • Flights signs of ageingThe high vitamin C and E content in coconut milk enhances skin elasticity. It makes the skin supple, reduces fine lines and wrinkles.
  • Treats skin problems: It contains fatty acids, hydrates skin to prevent diseases like eczema and psoriasis. It doesn't allow clogging of pores.
  • Conditions hair: It acts as a natural conditioner, it softens the hair and makes it more manageable. It maintains overall health of hair.

Thus, this ingredient is widely used in personal care products.

CITATIONS/FURTHER READ

ANVEYA INGREDIENTS DIRECTORY

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