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Doctor insights on: Cocoa Butter Vs Shea Butter Vs Coconut Oil

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What is the absolute best non RX cream for keeping acne at bay? Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, or something else?

What is the absolute best non RX cream for keeping acne at bay? Aloe Vera, Shea Butter, Cocoa Butter, Vitamin E, Coconut Oil, or something else?

Benzoyl peroxide: has an excellent tract record and is available in washes as well as creams and gels. Use a gentle skin cleanser for washing and a non-comedogenic moisturizer if skin is dry. ...Read more

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Does palmer's cocoa butter formula skin therapy oil does what it recommends it does? Like good for skin even out skin stretch marks etc .... ?

Does palmer's cocoa butter formula skin therapy oil does what it recommends it does? Like good for skin even out skin stretch marks etc .... ?

Nothing: Nothing really will get rid of stretch marks ;however daily use can prevent future stretch marks- I have advised this in my pregnant patient and those with stretch marks from extreme weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Is handmade cosmetic (often has olive oil, coconut oil, shea butter, vitamin e, ...) safe and good for our skin? I'm going to use a handmade soap.

Yes: Oil ingredients that are healthful to ingest are normally healthy to use on the skin where they are often absorbed into the body. Many commercial products contain preservatives that are actually toxic or alter hormone states. ...Read more

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How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....

How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....

Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...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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Is cocoa butter good for sunburns?

Is cocoa butter good for sunburns?

Not really: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use cocoa butter on sunburn?

Is it a good idea to use cocoa butter on sunburn?

No, not a good thing: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

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Cocoa butter, is it okay to put scholl veruca gel on it?

Cocoa butter, is it okay to put scholl veruca gel on it?

Depends: Scholl's verucal gel has salicylicacid , to break down the cells of warts, campher to soothes the area and gives good smell. Cocoa butter may interfere the effects ointment. Most important why you are using it , did you see a doctor , to make sure it is not a treatable malignant lesion of skin.. ...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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Can vaseline cocoa butter cure old old stretch marks fast?

Refer to topic: There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue: https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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Is it okay to apply fading cream along side anti bump creams and cocoa butter all at once?

Is it okay to apply fading cream along side anti bump creams and cocoa butter all at once?

Yes you can.: I agree with dr. Fisher. Generally you want to apply the most active product first followed by your least active products such as moisturizer. ...Read more

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How long does it take for stretch marks to disappear? With usage of products such as cocoa butter cream, etc.

How long does it take for stretch marks to disappear? With usage of products such as cocoa butter cream, etc.

Don't waste your $: I am not aware of any reliable method of removing stretch marks or making them disappear other than removing the skin that is involved with them. ...Read more

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Is cocoa butter good for sunburn?

Is cocoa butter good for sunburn?

No, it's not.: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more

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What does cocoa butter do for your skin?

What does cocoa butter do for your skin?

Cocoa Butter: Cocoa butter has been called the ultimate moisturizer, and has been used to keep skin soft and supple for centuries. It is one of the most stable, highly concentrated natural fats known, and melts at body temperature so that it is readily absorbed into the skin. Cocoa butter is often recommended for treatment of skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. ...Read more