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Palmers cocoa butter formula on pimples, is this good?

Palmers cocoa butter formula on pimples, is this good?

Not really: There are much better acne products to use - benzoyl peroxide cream and a salicylic wash would be what i'd recommend first. ...Read more

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Does aloe Vera gel, cocoa butter lotion, or vitamin E oil heal mild scars on the face and body?

Does aloe Vera gel, cocoa butter lotion, or vitamin E oil heal mild scars on the face and body?

Possible: There is no proven scar healer out there that I am aware of, keeping the area clean and soft should help with decreasing the amount of scar build up. I have always thought that sunblock for the first year on a scar is important to avoid excessive scarring as sun damage can exacerbate a scar. Most scars overtime though do improve, the body usually does a good job at healing itself. ...Read more

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It's okay to use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face right?

It's okay to use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face right?

Yes.: Anti-aging formula use different substances with the purpose of replenishing moisture and thus elasticity to the skin. Cocoa butter formula's better known use is to help erase stretch marks caused by pregnancy or from weight gain. Most people do not like to use on the face because it feels greasy. ...Read more

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Can I use palmers cocoa butter for tightening on my face?

Cocoa butter: ...Is one product that is helpful as a moisturizer, but it will not "tighten" anything. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put palmer's cocoa butter on my face to treat dry, peeling skin?

Should be fine: Of course, if you develop skin reaction like redness, itching, oozing etc, then stop it. Smile more frequently - it delays the onset of wrinkles. Best wishes! ...Read more

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Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Will pure shear butter lighten my lips?

Shea butter?: Shea butter will not lighten your lips. ...Read more

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Does shea butter lighten the skin?

Does shea butter lighten the skin?

No: Shea butter is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food preparation in africa. It does not lighten skin. ...Read more

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Does olive oil cause pimples on face?

Does olive oil cause pimples on face?

Could: it is feasible but I would think less of a risk when compared to other oils ...Read more

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Should you use cocoa butter on Fordyce spots?

No: Cocoa butter will have no effect on fordyce spots. Furthermore, cocoa butter can be very occlusive and lead to the development of clogged pores and more bumps developing on the affected skin. ...Read more

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Can shea butter lighten your skin?

Can shea butter lighten your skin?

No: I do not think there is any evidence to show that shea butter lightens the skin. ...Read more

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Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

Olive oil ok as face moisturizer?

No: I think it would likely increase your risk for acne. ...Read more

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Can I use coconut oil on my face to cure acne?

Can I use coconut oil on my face to cure acne?

Scientific Rx: All of the "pop" remedies for acne online are bad guesses at best and cruel pranks at worst. Use something that works. Topical benzoyl peroxide as tolerated isn't fun but it's your best start. If you're not clear in two weeks, get with your personal physician. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Applying raw milk on face helps in prevention of acne???

Applying raw milk on face helps in prevention of acne???

Myth: Some would consider its moisturizing properties helpful in general, but it does nothing for acne. ...Read more

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Does shea butter lighten skin?

Does shea butter lighten skin?

No: Shea butter is a triglyceride (fat) derived mainly from stearic acid and oleic acid. It is widely used in cosmetics as a moisturizer, salve or lotion. Shea butter is edible and is used in food preparation in africa. It will not help with lightening. ...Read more