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Borage Oil For Skin Irritation
No.: Coconut oil is a light moisturizer, and has a tendency to clog pores, and that's about it. Has no effect, one way or the other, on hair growth. ...Read more
Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more
Hard to tell: Tea tree oil is said to possess anti-inflammatory property but may be helpful for some. However the result is really that that impressive. ...Read more
Distil cold-pressed hexane free castor oil-- can this castor oil from aloe vera company be used to treat dry skin?
Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Overgrowth of demodex can cause lashes to fall out prematurely. The only fda approved way to stimulate eyelash growth is to use a prescription medication called bimatoprost (latisse) or similar medications available as eyedrops for glaucoma treatment. ...Read more
Unfortunately no: Hives are very distressing. Unfortunately, topical treatment such as creams, ointments, etc are not effective for treating hives even antihistamine creams. The best treatment for the itching and redness of hives is an antihistamine by mouth such as claritin, zyrtec, Allegra or benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more