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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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Will baby oil help eyebrow grow?

Will baby oil help eyebrow grow?

No: Baby oil or castor oil have been used for this but it will not hurt either. You have to find the cause of eyebrow loss. If it was shaved off it will grow by itself. If you lost eyebrows without reason you must see your family doctor for workup for treatable causes. ...Read more

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