Pure cold-pressed virgin coconut oil is one of the most effective natural beauty treatments for skin and hair due to its high levels of essential fatty acids and enzymes. Your skin will just soak up this great anti-ageing moisturising oil that is perfect for dry or sensitive skin. Coconut (Cocos nucifera) oil can be used as a natural skin moisturiser, help with dry skin also reduces protein loss when used in hair shampoos and conditioners. Coconut oil is an important base ingredient for the manufacture of soap. It is more soluble in hard water and salt water than other soaps allowing it to lather more easily.