Palm oil is derived from the pulp of the oil palm fruit and differs from palm kernel oil, which is extracted from the kernel. Palm oil can also be differentiated from red palm oil, which is unrefined and is the most common type of palm oil.a richer in carotene. As for the oil palm, it is cultivated in the humid tropics and is the subject of numerous controversies, both in terms of food and its overly intensive production. Today, sustainable chains have emerged, for example in Latin America and Africa, such as the RPSO group (Round Table for Sustainable Palm Oil).
Thanks to the beta-carotenes it contains, palm oil, and especially red palm oil, prepares the skin for the sun. It prevents dehydration. In summer, you can mix palm oil with coconut oil for after-sun care. Outside the summer season, palm oil can be used as a balm, mixed with other vegetable oils, for dry, dehydrated or chapped skin. It also helps to restore elasticity. For soft skin, you can also add a few drops of palm oil to your bath water.