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Is vitamin E oil good for acne?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne?

No: Acne is partially caused by the over production of oils. Adding more oil to your skin will only make the situation worse. There needs to be an appropriate oil balance on the skin otherwise more acne will be produced. ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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Acne (Definition)

A common skin condition that causes red or white raised pimples, especially on the face, chest and back. Caused when the sebaceous glands in the skin ...Read more


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Is vitamin E oil good for acne scars?

Is vitamin E oil good for acne scars?

No: The oiliness will make them slightly less visible while it stays on your skin. I'm really sorry that your acne didn't get treated when it should have been. Nothing you can do will affect your scars, but a dermatologist can make them less visible with dermabrasion, filler, laser or microsurgery. It's your choice; especially if you're a man, note that several hollywood leads kept their for "tough". ...Read more

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Is naturally-made vitamin E good for scars?

Is naturally-made vitamin E good for scars?

Vit E and scar: Vitamin e has been effective for stopping the inflammatory trigger for fibroblast collagen production. This can be helpful to reduce the bulk of thick scars, but tension and other mechanical forces also play a role in scar development. ...Read more

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Is vitamin K and e good for blemishes?

Is vitamin K and e good for blemishes?

No substantial proof: An article in the Journal of the A A of Dermatology (10/06) concluded: “the evidence that topical vitamin E alone improves the appearance of blemishes, scars is poor. It is also associated with a high incidence of contact dermatitis. The use of vitamin E should, therefore, be discouraged.” As for vitamin K, in a study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Derm. 04/04 most people found no change. ...Read more

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Vitamin e oil, good for scars?

Vitamin e oil, good for scars?

Helps soften: Topical vitamin e is one thing that will help soften scars and help them be less noticable. ...Read more

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Vitamin a and e for acne effective?

Vitamin a and e for acne effective?

No: You'd make yourself sick if you took enough vitamin a pills to touch it. Topical agents related to vitamin a (retinoic acid family) help some especially if there are a lot of blackheads. You deserve better; your family physician has cheap and effective medicationsl. ...Read more

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Is e oil good for your face?

Is e oil good for your face?

Vitamin E on face: Best to choose a vitamin E containing product that is specifically formulated for application to the face. This is allow for efficacy and decrease unwanted outcomes. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Is vitamin E really good for the skin?

Waste of money: It is already present in most foods. Supplements are not useful ; may increase risk of prostate cancer. Application to the skin is the same as any other oily substance. ...Read more

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Is vitamin d good for treating acne?

Is vitamin d good for treating acne?

Sunshine: Vit d the sunshine vitamin can help in some cases. Sunshine may be another option. ...Read more

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Is vitamine e good for lips?

Is vitamine e good for lips?

Vitamin E for Lips: Vitamin E is good for lips It acts as an Antioxidant to fight against the skin cell damage caused by free radicals. Free radicals are molecules in the body that may harm cellular processes, and their presence in the skin is most often a result of exposure to pollution and ultraviolet rays from the sun. Vitamin E also is believed to protect skin from damage directly caused by ultraviolet rays. ...Read more

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Tea tree oil vs vitamin E vs vitamin c. Which one is best for acne scarring?

Tea tree oil vs vitamin E vs vitamin c. Which one is best for acne scarring?

Depends how you use : I'm guessing you're asking about topical application of all of those things. First i would consider making sure that you're taking some supplements internally, such as omegas, vitamin d, and beta carotene, they help heal skin from inside out. Tea tree oil will help heal infected skin. Vitamin e moisturizes skin, and vitamin c helps add antioxidants to skin, which may reduce scarring. ...Read more

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How good is vitamin E oil at getting rid of acne scars?

Not effective: Acne scars are forever. Vitamin e oil in my experience is not good at treating these scars. The most effective means to treat acne scars (there are 3 types of acne scars) is usually to have skin resurfacing with an instrument called fraxel. You will need several treatments and they aren't cheap, but they are among the most effective and safest ways to treat acne scars. ...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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Topically, Which is more beneficial for wrinkles? Vitamin C or a retinol (vitamin A?) I heard A is better for acne prone and C for collagen production

Topically, Which is more beneficial for wrinkles? Vitamin C or a retinol (vitamin A?) I heard A is better for acne prone and C for collagen production

Retinoid for wrinkle: Hi MRoberts- after avoiding smoking and getting sun protection, retinoids are the most effective step for prevention of wrinkles. There is more evidence for tretinoin (a prescription) as opposed to retinol, but in any case, any retinoid will do more than vitamin C. ...Read more

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Is glycerin and vitamin E mixture is good for combination skin?

Is glycerin and vitamin E mixture is good for combination skin?

Glycerin and Vit E: Yes - glycerin is a by product of soap making - helps to keep your skin soft and supple. Vit E has natural antioxidants and helps skin heal and does help minimize scar formation. A good glycerin/Vit E soap will provide a mild cleansing soap that will deal with combination skin Good luck ...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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Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples?..x

Is bio oil good for blemishes and pimples?..x

Bio oil: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Is vitamin E good for dry skin? I have quite a dry face..Is putting vitamin E oil on your face a good idea?

Is vitamin E good for dry skin? I have quite a dry face..Is putting vitamin E oil on your face a good idea?

Vitamin E: I do recommend vitamin for some skin conditions. But, i like the oral vitamin e as you do not cover the whole body and it gets to the areas and is not messy. Quite inexpensive to buy over the counter. ...Read more

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
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Pimples (Definition)

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Dr. Marsha Davis
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Facial Pimples (Definition)

A pimple is a small inflamed spot on the skin. Also known as zit, ...Read more