Hadley C. King, MD-FAAD is a board-certified dermatologist who specializes in general, medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She is also a Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University. Dr. King graduated magna cum laude from Harvard College with a degree in biochemistry. She then received her MD from Columbia University.
Sure, coconut lotions usually smell amazing, but there's more to this ingredient than its fragrance. Coconut oil is an excellent moisturizer because it is rich in triglycerides. One of its main constituents is lauric acid, which imparts antibacterial and antifungal properties.17 June 2021