Palm oil, as the name implies came from the fruit of oil palms. Palm oil is found in shampoos, conditioners, soaps, lotions, creams, foundations and more. It is found in shampoos and soaps for its ability to remove oil and dirt from hair and skin. Uses: Skin Care: Palm oil has a surprising number of skin- benefits—especially for skin. It’s deeply moisturising properties leaves the skin feeling soft and supple. Hair Care: It also contains ingredients that helps restore the hair and skin natural oils most soaps and shampoos strip away letting moisture escape. In shampoos and conditioners, it also provides a conditioning agent.