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A 17-year-old female asked:

i heard that coconut oil is can be used instead of sunscreen is that true will it burn my skin or no ?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Not sunscreen: Coconut oil will not work as a sunscreen but will be a nice moisturizer!

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Last updated Dec 13, 2014

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