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I'm black with light brown skin. Will coconut oil make my skin darker?

I'm black with light brown skin. Will coconut oil  make my skin darker?

No.: Sunlight will make your skin darker if you apply coconut oil and sunbathe, because coconut oil is a poor sunscreen. But coconut oil by itself will not darken your skin. ...Read more

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Is it safe to put coconut oil on my hair after I dye it dark brown?

Is it safe to put coconut oil on my hair after I dye it dark brown?

Depends on the dye: Check the box. Could also do a test with small punt of hair on back of head. ...Read more

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I burned myself with hot water 7 weeks ago 1 degree , now I have brown marks on my skin, how can I get rid of them , i'm using bio-oil 3 times day.

I burned myself with hot water 7 weeks ago 1 degree , now I have brown marks on my skin, how can I get rid of them , i'm using bio-oil 3 times day.

Hyperpigmentation: Whenever the skin gets irritated or inflamed it will heal lighter than normal or darker than normal. You usually can't do much to change the color except wait for a few seasons for the skin to correct itself. Keep a nonchemical (physical sunblock like cerave 50 on it to prevent further darkening. Bleaching creams can be used as well as anti inflammatory creams, but they are best used from md. ...Read more

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I got coconut oil in my eye, now my eye from a distance looks brown. Up close it's a darker green, brown in the center. is there something I can do?

I got coconut oil in my eye, now my eye from a distance looks brown. Up close it's a darker green, brown in the center. is there something I can do?

See eye doc : The first thing I would recommend is that you see an eye doctor to evaluate the eye for injury--since what you are describing sounds very odd. It's your eye, make certain you are taking care of it... ...Read more

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Got coconut oil in my eye. It's a dark green on the outside, the iris is a dark brown. From a distance it looks brown. I want my eye hazel again, Help?

Got coconut oil in my eye. It's a dark green on the outside, the iris is a dark brown. From a distance it looks brown. I want my eye hazel again, Help?

It will be normal!: The coconut oil cannot penetrate inside the eye and cause permanent color change to the iris, so in short, it will be completely back to normal within 24 hours. Some people do have slightly brighter or darker irises on one side vs. the other and since you are paying more attention you may be picking this change up. ...Read more

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Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 - no oil would acrylamide be formed? also would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? cancer causer?

Toasted pitta bread slightly brown/burnt be4 - no oil would acrylamide be formed?  also would baked potato in oven without oil for 1hr? cancer causer?

Life is not that way: One potato or one piece of bread, burnt or not, does not cause cancer. Life doesn't work that way. As they say, "Don't sweat the small stuff." Avoid unnecessary chemicals and suspected toxins when possible, but live life without so many worries. Here in California, everything causes cancer, as evidenced by the Cancer Warning Signs that are posted in every single building I have set foot in. ...Read more

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I left tea tree oil on a cotton ball, on my face overnight. It's dark brown and wrinkly. Will it heal soon? I'm very concerned...

I left tea tree oil on a cotton ball, on my face overnight. It's dark brown and wrinkly. Will it heal soon? I'm very concerned...

Tea tree oil dries: out the skin. Your wrinkly skin will likely just peel off. I would just use gentle cleanser and aquaphor ontment to keep skin moist. It should heal fine, but don't pick off the dry skin or you can scar. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Pinkish brown discharge day after rough sex... No condom.. We used baby oil as lubricant also. What could this be?

Pinkish brown discharge day after rough sex... No condom.. We used baby oil as lubricant also. What could this be?

Could be irritation : Of the vagina or cervix, or other, baby oil not recommended, astroglide or replens moisterizer much better, your gyn can do an exam and determine the cause and rough sex often can cause problems, sex sholdl be enjoyable without making it rough, because next time something worse may happen like a vaginal tear or laceration or other and I have seen that before and had to take the pt to surgery. ...Read more

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