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How can you use vitamin E oil on oily skin?

How can you use vitamin E oil on oily skin?

Vitamin e oil: Vitamin e may be beneficial when taken internally but it does not particularly benefit the skin. Some people use it to improve scars, but experiments show that it does not help and in fact a number of people became allergic to the topical vitamin e. ...Read more

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Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

Can I use vitamin E oil to rub on my skin?

You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e. ...Read more

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Do doctors recommend to face to apply vit e capsules on my face?

Do doctors recommend to face to apply vit e capsules on my face?

Depends.: Vit E is a fat soluble vitamin found primarily in wheat germ oil. Unless your skin suffers from dryness, a better choice in skin care would include a good exfoliative followed by a moisturizer containing hyaluronic acid which is a natural moisturizer in the skin. Vitamin C extract with a sunscreen completes the total skin care regimen. ...Read more

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Is rubbing fish oil and vitamin E on your butt safe?

Is rubbing fish oil and vitamin E on your butt safe?

fish oil: If you rub fish oil on your butt and then try and sit, you might slip off the chair and get hurt. Not sure what good effects you'd expect from putting fish oil and e on your derriere. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use vitamin E oil on children ?

Is it safe to use vitamin E oil on children
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It depends!: Definitely don't give oral vitamin E unless your child's doctor prescribes it for a specific medical condition, i.e., a deficiency. Using vitamin E oil on a small area of the skin should not cause problems, but it may not be the optimal treatment for what your child has. Your child's doctor can tell you what is best. ...Read more

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How much and how often do I apply vitamin E oil to my scars?

How much and how often do I apply vitamin E oil to my scars?

Don't bother with E.: Vitamin e doesn't have any benefit on scars - and many people actually get an allergic reaction & rash from it. There are much better products available - try a silicone based scar product, like kelocoat, biodermis, or similar. These actually have proof that they work! ...Read more

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How do I apply vitamin E oil on stretch marks?

How do I apply vitamin E oil on stretch marks?

Stretch marks: Apply vit e topically and/or any topical moisturizer to prevent worsening and help stretch marks repair. ...Read more

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Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Will using vitamin E oil for prone acne skin help?

Vit e: I do not think there is any evidence that vitamin E oil will help acne prone skin. You can also be allergic to it, and then it will cause an itchy red rash. ...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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Is it true oily face cannot consume vitamin e with oral or topical? I use vit e brand shaklee

Is it true oily face cannot consume vitamin e with oral or topical?
I use vit e brand shaklee

No difference: Oily face makes NO difference in the absorption of Vitamin E. So do not worry about that . ...Read more

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What does vitamin E oil do for skin and hair?

What does vitamin E oil do for skin and hair?

Not much...: ...Other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e oil. Sorry, but that's the honest answer. ...Read more

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Is it safe during pregnancy to use castor oil topically on your face to help with acne? More specifically, i'd like to use cold pressed castor oil.

Is it safe during pregnancy to use castor oil topically on your face to help with acne? More specifically, i'd like to use cold pressed castor oil.

Poor choice: Why use an ancient, not-very-effective folk medicine promoted by charlatans? The best over-the-counter acne remedy is benzoyl peroxide, but if it's bugging you enough to consider "cold-pressed" castor oil, see if your physician would add topical Clindamycin to peroxide. The birth control pill stops acne in many women who can use it, and there are other stronger rx's after baby comes. ...Read more

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Can vitamin d oil from the capsule, help with acne scars and acne if i were to put it on my face?

Can vitamin d oil from the capsule, help with acne scars and acne if i were to put it on my face?

Not advised: Vit d in a capsule is not prepared for use on the skin. Vit d by mouth may help acne especially if you're lacking in vit d. There are vit d preparations for skin application but i'm not aware of their usefulness in acne. A dermatologist could be consulted. ...Read more

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Can i use vitamin E oil on my skin to get rid of upper lip dark shadow?

Can i use vitamin E oil on my skin to get rid of upper lip dark shadow?

Vit E oil for skin: Vitamin E oil will be moisturizing, and may help your overall skin tone and softness, but may not work on deeply pigmented areas. A dermatologist would likely be able to recommend a more appropriate regimen to help you achieve the results you are hoping for. ...Read more

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I have mild acne&i started 2 use vitamin E oil at night and wash with facial cleanser@next morning.Is it bad to use vitamin E coz it can clog pores?

I have mild acne&i started 2 use vitamin E oil at night and wash with facial cleanser@next morning.Is it bad to use vitamin E coz it can clog pores?

Better options: Acne should respond better to a gel or lotion that contains benzoyl peroxide. You can also try washing your face with salicylic acid face wash. You should be able to find these products in a n acne section of your pharmacy.You can use an oil free moisturizer. If it doesn't help you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E oil good for acne and acne scarsto put on my face?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne and acne scarsto put on my face?

Will disappont: The oil is shiny and will make the scars less visible as long as it's there. It will have no long-term effect. I'm sorry that your acne was not managed properly and you got scarred in the first place. This would be a great time to get with your personal physician especially if your Retin-A is not giving you adequate acne relief -- there's much more we can offer. ...Read more

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