Cocos Nucifera Oil

Coconut Oil

→ Mexican Name: Aceite de Coco
→ INCI: Cocos Nucifera Oil
→ Derivation: 🥭 Fruit
→ Country of origin: 🇲🇽 Mexico


Cocos Nucifera Oil, commonly known as coconut oil, is derived from the kernel or meat of mature coconuts, harvested from the coconut palm (Cocos nucifera). The oil contains fatty acids with antimicrobial properties, potentially aiding in the prevention of infections. Additionally, coconut oil may have anti-inflammatory effects, helping soothe irritated or inflamed skin.


  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Antioxidant
  • Moisturising
  • Skin barrier protector


It effectively hydrates and nourishes the skin, making it a popular choice for dry and flaky skin. The oil's antimicrobial properties can assist in preventing bacterial and fungal infections, contributing to overall skin health. Moreover, coconut oil exhibits anti-inflammatory qualities, making it suitable for soothing irritated or inflamed skin conditions.The primary components include saturated fats, such as lauric acid, capric acid, and caprylic acid, which make up a significant portion of the oil. Coconut oil also contains vitamin E, which acts as an antioxidant and supports skin health.


Barrier Support, Signs of Congestion, Signs of Aging, Textural Irregularities

Suitable for

  • All skin types

Our approach to ingredients

At Viva Maia, we're proud to introduce a unique skincare collection that marries the profound heritage of pre-Hispanic cultures with modern scientific innovation.

Our formulations are crafted from 100% natural ingredients, selected for their effectiveness and eco-friendly nature. With Mexico's rich biodiversity, we tap into potent and sustainable ingredients.

We cultivate many of these ingredients ourselves and meticulously handcraft our extracts, powders, and oils.