Move over coconuts, there’s a new oil in town.
Babassu oil is the latest ingredient to pop up in natural skin care formulations, and green beauty formulators are gaga! The reason for the rave reviews? It’s incredibly moisturizing but, unlike coconut oil, doesn’t leave your skin feeling slick and greasy. It's virtually noncomedegenic (it won't clog pores), lightweight, absorbs easily and doesn’t carry that lingering, heavy coconut scent that might not always appeal.
So what's the deal with babassu oil? Read on!