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Doctor insights on: Baby Oil Side Effects

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I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

I know that baby powder is potentially harmful to babies. Is the same true of baby oil?

Safe To Use Baby Oil: "Baby oil" is commonly applied to babies' skin. It does not moisturize however due to it's poor absorption by the skin. Beyond this, it can be used as massage oil on infant skin. Classical baby oils are safe when used as directed. As with any product, carefully read the label, avoid dyes & fragrances, avoid phthalates & parabens. See your doctor for any abnormal skin condition your infant may have ...Read more

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Does baby oil amplify tanning or burning effects when lying out in the sun?

Does baby oil amplify tanning or burning effects when lying out in the sun?

Sort of.: While it's a myth that you can accelerate tanning by applying baby oil, the use of baby oil instead of a good sunscreen lotion will certainly make your skin much more susceptible to tanning and way more likely to burn. Remember, tanning is your body's way of telling you that you're getting too much sun. Baby oil is a petroleum product that contains no sunscreen. ...Read more

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Is mastrrbating with baby oil safe?

Sure: Lubrication is helpful in preventing chafing/irritation, as long as you are not allergic/sensitive to any of the ingredients in the oil. ...Read more

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What does baby oil do for your skin?

What does baby oil do for your skin?

Not very much.: Baby oil is essentially mineral oil - a petroleum product. Like many other oils, it can be used to trap moisture in your skin if you apply it right after you shower or bathe. And that's about it. ...Read more

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Help please! Is baby oil bad for skin?

Help please! Is baby oil bad for skin?

Baby oil: Mineral or baby oil is a good moisturizer. It tends to get quite slippery and may feel greasy. Other alternatives are fragrance free moisturizing creams and lotions such as cereve and cetaphil. ...Read more

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Does using baby oil on the face slow down aging?

Does using baby oil on the face slow down aging?

Sun and dyness: The two things you can control that cause aging are dryness and excess sun exposure. Using a moisturizer regulary and using a sunscreen and protecting yourself from intense sun will help to minimze aging. ...Read more

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Is it safe for a women to use baby oil while mesturbating?

Is it safe for a women to use baby oil while mesturbating?

Baby oil: Baby oil is usually a safe product but everyone is an individual and skin may have reactions. ...Read more

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Is it okay to smoke a cigarette that's been soaked in baby oil?

Is it okay to smoke a cigarette that's been soaked in baby oil?

No no no: Bad idea. It is not ok to smoke anything. Nothing. Nada. But educate me here. What is the reason one would even consider doing this? ...Read more

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I've been tanning using baby oil for 3 days. For 1 hour. Till 11 am. Max 12. Now found out using oil is dangerous. I'm scared am I already in danger?

Sun dangers: Tanning in general is not recommended. It is fine to be in the sun with sun protection of SPF 30 or higher. Oil only thought to augment the effects of the sun, but oil itself is not damaging, the sun is. You need approximately 10-20 minutes per day of sun exposure for Vit D purposes, but tanning is not needed for this and harmful to skin. ...Read more

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