A 23-year-old male asked:
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is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? i'm going to use a handmade soap.

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states.
Answered on Mar 14, 2014
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