Coconut Oil has been applied topically for its antibacterial and antimicrobial properties for many years. The high content of lauric acid helps to kill bacteria and reduce inflammation of the skin, making it beneficial for relieving pain and redness on wounds, burns, and dermatitis.

We reckon something like this Treatment Balm by Maryse is perfect to keep in your handbag, you never know when you might need to salve the day 😉