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Whats virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Whats virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Moisturizer: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care and for viruses. ...Read more

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What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

Hair growth/skin: It is claimed to be good for hair growth and is also good for skin.It tends to keep the skin well hydrated from inside and that is good for the skin and stimulates the skin cells renewal process.But in some cases it has been known to cause acne or make it worse. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Apply non-medicated moisturizing cream to rash areas
5 Min, 2x day, forever
Keep daily showers brief and without the water being too hot
5 Min, Once, forever
Avoid soaps, which can be drying. Lotion-cleansers are better.
Once
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Can you tell me the benefits of msm for your hair skin and nails?

There is none.: Msm or otherwise known as DMSO has been purported to have numerous uses with the vast majority never proven with any scientific data. Hair loss is one of those purported uses. ...Read more

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I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth. Are these proven benefits? Which is true?

I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth.  Are these proven benefits?  Which is true?

All of the above: The green tea has a lot of great antioxidant properties and has been used for much more than you listed. I admit i was surprised when i researched it a few years ago, . ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Hydrate well with purified water
Once
Avoid sugars, dairy, soy, GMO products
Once
Avoid fried and grilled foods
Once
Avoid using harsh detergents in shampoos, moisturizers, sunscreen
Once
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What effects does hair bleach have if i get it on my skin, especially my fingers?

What effects does hair bleach have if i get it on my skin, especially my fingers?

May cause skin damag: Hair bleach usually contains hydrogen peroxide and some other chemicals that can be toxic/ damaging to the skin. You should wear gloves to apply hair bleach and quick;y wash off any that gets on your skin. Sometimes a soothimngnlotion like lanolin, aloe or hand cream may be helpful too. ...Read more

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Do prenatal pills really make skin clearer and hair grow?

Do prenatal pills really make skin clearer and hair grow?

They can: Your body requires certain vitamins and minerals for proper metabolism and for maintenance of healthy tissues. If the vitamins are filling a deficit in your diet, they will potentially have the effects you are questioning. ...Read more

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Treating Skin Allergies (Checklist)

Use hydrocortisone
2x day
Do not use topical Benadryl
once
Avoid offending agent
once
Nickel is often cause of skin allergies
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Does tweezing hair damage the skin?

Tweezing hair: When you tweeze hair by the follicle you affect it's future growth. There should not be any affect to the skin itself. ...Read more

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