If you want to know about how to use coconut oil for your skin and hair, then this blog is for you to explore coconut oil. Here we shall discuss- coconut oil, what are the varieties of coconut oil, what is refined coconut oil, what is virgin coconut oil, what is the nutritional value of coconut oil, the benefits of coconut oil in hair and skin, how Herbcience can help, and why to choose Herbcience, What are the Herbcience hair products, What are the Herbcience skin products.


What is coconut oil? 

Coconut is known for its multiple uses. Coconut oil is one of the excellent oils for skin and hair and works amazingly in treating skin and hair-related issues. Coconut oil comes from the fruit of the coconut palm tree belonging to the Arecaceae family. The word coco means head or skull. In Indian rituals, coconut has a special place with cultural and religious significance.

What are the varieties of coconut oil?

There are 2 varieties of coconut oil:

  1. Refined coconut oil¹
  2. Virgin coconut oil

What is refined coconut oil?

Refined coconut oil is a processed oil with heat. Heat the coconuts before the oil extraction, Then the oil is “bleached” to kill off microbes. Bleaching does not involve a household cleaner. It is a process by which the oil passes through a bleaching clay for filtration. After that, the result is clear and refined.

What is Virgin Coconut oil?

Virgin coconut oil is prepared from fresh mature coconut and coconut milk. After Virgin coconut oil extraction it does not involve any chemical processing that helps to retain the natural qualities of the oil, virgin coconut oil contains much higher amounts of vitamin E and essential vitamins

What is the nutritional value of coconut oil⁵?

Coconut oil is rich in essential nutrients that help your skin and hair stay healthy.

  • Vitamin C and vitamin E
  • Essential fatty acids like Lauric Acid,  myristic acid, capric, caprylic, oleic monounsaturated etc.
  • Antioxidants 
  • Proteins

What are the benefits of coconut oil for hair³?

  • Helps to Promote Hair Growth
  • Helps to Reduce Dandruff
  • Helps to Prevent Split Ends and Hair Breakage
  • Helps to maintain shine in the hair 
  • Helps to Control Frizziness
  • Helps to Prevent Scalp Infections and Dandruff
  • Helps to Moisturize the Hair Shaft
  • Helps to Protect the Hair from Damage
  • Helps to Reduce Inflammation
  • Helps to Support the Growth of New Hair Follicles

What are the benefits of coconut oil for the skin⁴?

  • It hydrates skin.
  • It helps to protect the skin.
  • It smoothes skin.
  • It minimizes the look of fine lines and wrinkles and ageing.
  • It calms temporary redness.
  • It provides antioxidants.
  • It absorbs easily on the skin.
  • It's an excellent base for exfoliation.

How can Herbceince help?

Herbcience has a wide range of products for skin care and hair care. Considering the optimum requirements for a healthy scalp, potential growth of hair, and nourishment required for the skin we hereby introduce to you a few valuable coconut oil products which work amazing for your skin and hair.

Why choose Herbcience?

Herbcience is a 100% transparent brand and all the products are developed by doctors, with the fresh extractions of herbs. They are 100% Natural certified by ECOCERT - COSMOS Natural, a European Standard, AYUSH, Govt. of India, and compliant with MADE SAFE, USA.

What is the hair care range of herbcience products?


Product Benefits :

  • Hair growth
  • Hair Conditioning


2. Replenishing PRO-V KERATIN HAIR OIL

Product Benefits :

  • Promotes Hair Growth
  • Prevents Hair Loss
  • Boosts Natural Hair colour

What is the Skincare range of herbcience products?


Product Benefits :

  • Skin Glow
  • Skin Whitening
  • Anti - Acne
  • Skin Nourishment


Product Benefits :

  • Skin Whitening
  • Anti - Acne
  • Skin Nourishment


Product Benefits :

  • Enhances Skin Complexion
  • Moisturization
  • Protects from UV rays


Therefore finding  100% safe and 100% natural products is the biggest task, As we all know coconut oil is edible, Good for skin, and good for hair. Choose 100% herbal products containing coconut oil, to obtain all the goodness of coconut oil to your skin and hair.


  1. Refined coconut oil - https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/refined-vs-unrefined-coconut-oil 
  2. Virgin coconut oil - https://m.timesofindia.com/life-style/food-news/what-is-virgin-coconut-oil-and-how-is-it-different-from-the-regular-one/amp_etphotostory/78570336.cms 
  3. Coconut oil for hair: https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/coconut-oil-and-hair 
  4. Coconut oil for skin:https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/coconut-oil-and-skin
  5. Nutritional value of coconut oil - https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut_oil 

Frequently asked questions

1. How can I use coconut oil for my hair to get good results?

Regular use of coconut oil on hair in the form of lubrication is recommended. Therefore you can lubricate whenever possible.

2. How to use coconut oil for skin?

Simple gentle massage with warm coconut oil for 5-10 min every day 30min before bath will have excellent effects on our skin.

3. Is coconut oil effective for dry skin?

Yes, coconut oil application for dry skin is shown excellent positive results. Make sure to apply coconut oil every day before bath and every night before sleep to get rid of dry skin.