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Doctor insights on: Is Olive Oil Absorbed By The Skin I Use It For My Hair

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Is olive oil absorbed by the skin? I use it for my hair.

Is olive oil absorbed by the skin? I use it for my  hair.

I can't imagine...: ...That a significant amount is absorbed, but even if it is, so what? It's not like olive oil is toxic. So don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Does olive oil go bad? Is it okay to use expired olive oil for skin or hair? Thank you!

 Does olive oil go bad? Is it okay to use expired olive oil for skin or hair? Thank you!

All biologically: derived cooking oils (particularly "healthy" polyunsaturated or monounsaturated oils) have the potential to "go bad." This process is called rancidity. Because rancid oils have an unpleasant odor (and taste), I don't recommend their use for cooking or cosmetic purposes. By contrast, most "baby oils" are a combination of mineral oil & fragrance & don't go bad. Hope this is helpful info! ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to use olive oil for hair growth?

Olive Oil: Olive oil can be used to condition hair but I don't know that it will improve hair growth. ...Read more

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What is good for hair loss? Can I use any type of olive oil for my hair?

What is good for hair loss? Can I use any type of olive oil for my hair?

Orals and Topicals: There are many products that may help one regrow lost hair. However, it is important to determine the cause of your hair loss by having a full evaluation. Olive oil probably will have no effect on regrowing hair and will serve only to make your hair feel greasy ! ...Read more

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My mother says it's not good to put food in your hair and it's better to use products. Is Olive Oil okay? My hair is dry. I need something on it.

My mother says it's not good to put food in your hair and it's better to use products. Is Olive Oil okay? My hair is dry. I need something on it.

Olive Oil is better: taken internally than put on your hair. If your doc is ok w/this, you can take 3 tablespoons daily. This can help your skin as well as hair. Better yet, get a Micronutrient lab test from Spectracell lab in Tx so that your oleic acid (oil) can be measured along w/many other nutrients. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Am trying to grow my hair, can girls use rogaine (minoxidil) ? Is it ok ? If yes how would it grow? If no please let me knw, i also herd olive oil helps?True?

Am trying to grow my hair, can girls use rogaine (minoxidil) ? Is it ok ? If yes how would it grow? If no please let me knw, i also herd olive oil helps?True?

Yes: Rogaine (minoxidil) is safe for women and is available in a special strength for them. It only helps certain types of hair loss and needs to be used for a few months to see if it is going to be helpful. This is the only topical medication that has been proven clinically to help. Olive oil should be used on your salad and not on your hair. ...Read more

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Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Can I use a olive oil moisturizing hair spray daily with a flaky itchy scalp condition? (also using medicated shampoo twice per week)

Folk medicine : Try Nizoral (ketoconazole) shampoo for few weeks, twice week, probably you have some kind of fungal scalp condition. There are several folk medicine formulations which i don't know if it works. ...Read more