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Coconut oil skin tightening

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 28 years experience
Protein Source: Almonds are a good fat and a good protein source, so they are a nice and healthy snack. Otherwise there are no special or extra health benefits. And,... Read More

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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
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Coconut oil: Why are you doing this? what kind of skin issues do you have? are there other medications or products you apply to the skin. The general rule is that ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
Sort of.: Coconut oil is a very light moisturizer that sinks in quickly, which appeals to a lot of people. It works well for some, but not those with very dry s... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 29 years experience
As a moisturizer: but only if it doesn't cause your skin to break out.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 44 years experience
No.: Sunlight will make your skin darker if you apply coconut oil and sunbathe, because coconut oil is a poor sunscreen. But coconut oil by itself will no... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Olatokunbo Ayoola-archie
Internal Medicine 23 years experience
Possible acne- rare: Coconut oil has plenty of great benefits! However, some people report increases in acne secondary to the use of coconut oil on their skin. Majority of... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Oil: Probably not, but don't use the coconut oil for a week or two and see what develops. Please let me know.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
Oil: Coconut or jojoba oil are good to apply to moisturize the skin and scalp, put on the hair and skin overnight.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 44 years experience
Read critically: The stuff is a good skin moisturizer. The folks who study this sort of thing believe that dietary coconut oil is atherogenic. If you believed the othe... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
Dermatology 19 years experience
Raw coconut oil: Many homeopathic practitioners recommend the use of raw coconut oil for skin hydration.

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