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does sperm contains protein which if applied to the face has the same anti-wrinkle benefits as moisturising creams.does the white stuff tightens skin?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Stick with the cream: Sperm are just sperm, so small you can't even see them or their wiggly tails (without a microscope). They have no effect on one's face. Sperm oil, however, was very valuable for the making of cosmetics (so was good for women's faces). Sperm oil has been replaced by modern synthetic and plant oils, because sperm oil comes from whales. Stick with the otc moisturizing creams that contain sunscreen.
Dr. Thomas Wright
Phlebology 29 years experience
Not especially: By sperm, i think you mean semen, which is the white protenacious fluid that contains sperm. [sperm are just sperm, so small you can't even see them and have no effect on one's face]. The proteins from semen have no special benefits over say other moisturizers. Any protein as it dries will temporarily tighten the skin.

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