Updated: Dec 11, 2020
For more alternatives to palm oil go to www.soapqueen.com she has a whole page devoted to palm oil substitutes, personally I love babassu oil and am sticking with it but it's not cheap so if you want something more cost effective than soap queen TV is the place to go- plus it's an amazing resource for all things soapy.
Benefits for your skin from babassu oil:
Rich in antioxidants, fatty acids and vitamin E
Antibacterial and antifungal
Below is the babassu tree, she may not be pretty but the oil from her nuts is incredible, it's a fantastic moisturizer on its own and a little goes a long way. There is very little wastage from the babassu nut the shell is used as a smokeless charcoal and the flesh a type of flour.
So next time you are thinking of creating a skincare product and are shopping for oils please give babassu oil a try and I'm sure you will fall in love with it too