There's a variety of different carrier oils that you could use. Natural carrier oils are also good for enhancing skin healing because they're very rich in nutrients. But virgin coconut oil actually hardens in cold temperature, so during winter you need something that always remains liquid.

Some people who are allergic to nut oils can choose carrier oil from fruit seeds like avocado oil, grapeseed oil, or apricot oil. They're effective for deep hydration. 

 

You also can choose essential fatty oils like borage and evening primrose oil. They are exceptionally dense in essential fatty acid and they're great in resolving topical inflammation. A lot of research about borage and evening primrose oil benefit for helping hormone imbalance at women that are post-menopausal.