19 Best Coconut Oils For Skin, Face, Body & Hair

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Coconut oil has been one of the best natural uses for curing dry, irritated, and sensitive skin.

Coconut oil is an amazing moisturizer that is either cold or expeller pressed and it can be used practically anywhere on your body from your face to your hair, to all over your body.

When you are looking to buy coconut oil, you may become overwhelmed by all the options.

The best coconut oil for your skin is organic and unrefined coconut oil.

This is because it contains all the natural phytonutrients and polyphenols that act as antioxidants that have tissue-protective properties and support tissue development.

Organic virgin coconut oil is best for your face.

Because it is a virgin oil, it does not contain hexane, which is a bleaching and deodorizing agent.

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Is coconut oil bad for your skin?

There can be a few things that are bad about using coconut oil for a moisturizer. One would be that it will possibly clog your pores, especially the ones on your face. If you use coconut oil as a natural remedy for dandruff, it can sometimes cause your dandruff to get worse.

Is there a difference between coconut oil for cooking and coconut oil for skincare?

Well, refined coconut oil is used mostly for cooking because it is more processed than its unrefined counterpart.

Because refined coconut oil is processed through degumming, neutralizing, bleaching, and deodorizing, it is pretty much flavorless and odorless. And since refined coconut oil extracts parts of the original product out, you do not want to use refined products as you want your coconut oil to be as organic and as unrefined as possible to still have all the good properties in it that your skin needs.

We've compiled a list of the best high-quality coconut oils for skin, face, body, and hair.

From drops, face oils, and all over body oils, we're here to help you achieve smooth skin and the moisturized feeling we all aim for. 

1. Nutiva Organic Virgin Coconut Oil

Nutiva's brand mission is on point with its vision to provide the world with beneficial options for their overall health because of its anti-inflammatory properties. The virgin coconuts are harvested from Asia where they are picked fresh and cold-pressed to perfection.

You can rub this all over your body for smooth skin, or maybe eat a spoonful (or two) for glowing skin inside and out!

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2. Garden of Life Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

This smooth-like-butter organic coconut oil will help boost your metabolism thanks to the fatty acids it contains. While you can use this as a lotion after the shower, your skin will most definitely be glowing if you add this oil to your diet.

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3. Kopari Coconut Melt

Your go-to solution for dull and dry skin. Rub this melt all of your body for a glow that radiates. You can even try this on your lips, as shave oil, or a deep conditioning hair mask for a head-to-toe shine.

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4. Shea Moisture Extra Virgin Coconut Oil

Even the driest of skin won't be able to uphold this formula. This fast-acting oil works its magic without clogging your pores and making you feel greasy! It helps give you the perfect summer glow (you can even take your makeup off with it too!).

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5. Herbivore Coco Rose Body Polish

A mixture of coconut oil and Moroccan Rose will leave you smelling like literal roses (yes please!). Just rub this all over your body and let it soak in for one to two minutes, hop in the shower and rinse off.

This is the best coconut oil for face, hair, and body because it contains all-natural ingredients hand-selected for therapeutic reasons.

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6. Dr. Bronner's Fair Trade & Organic White Whole Virgin Coconut Oil

This virgin coconut oil is made from dried coconuts, is vegan-friendly, and will help moisturize your body.

If you're looking to swap out your shaving cream for something new, this product is a great skincare alternative. Simply lather the oil onto your legs and gently glide the razor across. You can even apply more oil to your legs for a smoother experience!

Dr. Bronner, $11.99

7. Brandless Virgin Coconut Oil

You won't find a better bang for your buck than this Brandless oil. Ringing up at under $10, you'll be able to snag a jar of oil for everyday use. Made from fresh organic coconuts and unrefined, you just can't say no.

Brandless, $8

8. Vita Coco Coconut Oil

It's called the natural multi-tasker for a reason! You'll get hooked on this product after your first use — and we don't blame you!

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9. Kirkland Coconut Oil

Your next Costco trip will be so smooth (pun intended) after snagging some of this oil. Its ingredient list makes it easy for it to absorb into the skin for long-lasting freshness.

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10. 100% Pure MCT Oil From Coconuts

Made from the fatty acids found inside of coconut oil is great for you because it has MCT oil, which will help boost your body in more ways than one. If you add this oil to your diet, you'll have brighter skin from the outside in.

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11. Palmer's Coconut Body Oil

If you're looking to get the results of glowing skin without the mess, this bottle is for you! Simply spray this liquid form of coconut oil on the dry areas of your body and rub it in. You won't have to stick your hand or spin into a jar any longer thanks to Palmer's.

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12. SheaMoisture Virgin Coconut Overnight Face Oil

The best skincare routines for all skin types are the ones that work their magic overnight leaving you with little to no work at all. Apply a thin layer of oil to a clean face at night to help renew skin while you're sleeping. If you're extra dry, you can use this during the day as needed.

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13. Allpa Botanicals Coconut Face Oil

Designed just for your face, this recipe is designed for skin tightening, smoothing fine lines, and all-around skin refreshing.

Rub together a couple of drops into your hands and even out across your face, and when you wake in the morning remove any excess with soap before you begin your day.

Allpa Botanicals, starting at $11

14. GoPure Coconut Oil

An all-natural, cold-pressed oil that can be used anywhere on the body. Its lightweight feeling will have you feeling like a feather. Plus, it never goes bad!

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15. Seventh Generation Coconut Care

If you don't have the time to have your hands feeling greasy and need something quick and easy, snag this item from Target to use in to shower for a quick-and-easy dose of coconut oil.

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16. Dr. Jackson's Coconut Melt

Use this anywhere on your body for a silky smooth feel and look. Dr. Jackson's works great as a lip balm too.

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17. Burt's Bees Foot Cream

We can't forget about our body part that does all the work. This Burt's Bees formula is bound to make your feet feel revived after a long hard day.

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18. VMV Know-It-Oil

Keep this product within arms' reach at all times because we know you'll be obsessed with it. Use this product anywhere on your body to help revitalize and renew.

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19. Radha Pure Fractionated Coconut Oil

This all-natural oil won't clog your pores or leave you feeling greasy throughout your day. Mix in some essential oils and you will benefit from the aromatherapy as well. With its five-star rating and over 100 reviews, people must love it as much as we do!

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