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Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Will a vinegar , olive oil and tea tree oil treatment work on lice?

Yes: Olive oil or any oil will basically chock the lice. But you still need to remove the nets with soft comb. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use Shea tea tree shampoo then neutrogena acne pads after shower and then finishing with Shea moisturizer? I keep a shaved head.

Is it safe to use Shea tea tree shampoo then neutrogena acne pads after shower and then finishing with Shea moisturizer? I keep a shaved head.

SHEA COSMETICS: I DO NOT SEE ANY HARM IN WHAT YOU ARE DOING. THEY ARE SAFE ENOUGH, UNLESS YOU DEVELOP AN ALLERGY TO THEM . . . HOWEVER, I DO NOT KNOW WHY YOU ARE DOING THEM. BEST LUCK ...Read more

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Does applying almond oil , caster oil, vaseline nd cocunut oil makes eye lashes grow if not then how to make eye lashes preety and grow naturally?

Does applying almond oil , caster oil, vaseline nd cocunut oil makes eye lashes grow if not then how to make eye lashes preety and  grow naturally?

Everyone's different: Some people have longer lashes. Others have shorter lashes. There's no "natural" substance to put on the lashes or eyelids to make eyelashes grow more than they would naturally grow by themselves. If a person is wanting to try something, she can ask to try Latisse (bimatoprost) (prescription needed), which is an eyedrop medication to grow eyelashes, making them longer, thicker, and darker. ...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

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Any thoughts on tea tree oil applied topically or tto shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis? Doesn't oils make it worse or this one helps fight bacteria?

Any thoughts on tea tree oil applied topically or tto shampoo for seborrheic dermatitis? Doesn't oils make it worse or this one helps fight bacteria?

Tea tree oil applied: There are many over the counter options that are forwarded by companies. However, there are few if any peer reviewed published studies which would support such claims. So, seek help from a doctor that can advise you correctly. ...Read more

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Neutragena t-gel shampoo or soap free tea tree oil cleansing cinditioner, which is better?

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Does scales on scalp from scalp psoriasis reduce after taking headbath?

Does scales on scalp from scalp psoriasis reduce after taking headbath?

Psoriasis: Scaling on scalp from psoriasis will be reduced after washing your hair, but will return in a few hours. Shampoos containing 2 or 4% coal tar can help reduce the inflammation that causes the condition. There are many topical treatments for scalp psoriasis. Please see your local doctor to discuss them. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena T-Gel shampoo or soap-free tree oil cleansing conditioner?

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Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?

Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more

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Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Is topically using coconut oil, castor oil, sweet almond oil, avocado oil & aloe vera gel (as homemade lash/brow serum) safe to use during pregnancy?

Pregnancy-safe oils: Castor oil and sweet almond oil may bring on early labor, if used earlier than term. Coconut oil and olive oil are safe in pregnancy. Topical vitamin E oil is felt to be safe, but may cause contact dermatitis in some people, as can topical aloe vera. "When in doubt, leave it out" applies in pregnancy. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20306538 ...Read more

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After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

After shaving pubic area, would applying coconut oil help prevent bumps, pimples and irritation?

May help: Coconut oil may prevent irritation and gives soothing effect to shaved area ,but bumps and pimple may or may not come up . Keep the part clean and dry to lesson the chances of any infection to the area .See your doctor if you develop any pimples or bumps for evaluation . ...Read more

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Whats better for eyelash growth, coconut oil or castor oil?

Whats better for eyelash growth, coconut oil or castor oil?

Neither: Certain oils or petroleum ointment applied to base of lashes will smother the microscopic mites called demodex which live in the hair follicles. Overgrowth of demodex can cause lashes to fall out prematurely. The only fda approved way to stimulate eyelash growth is to use a prescription medication called bimatoprost (latisse) or similar medications available as eyedrops for glaucoma treatment. ...Read more

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I am having lots of hairfall plss suggest me which shampoo or oil should I use or what can be done?

I am having lots of hairfall plss suggest me which shampoo or oil should I use or what can be done?

Cyclical : Hair loss is cyclical. Stress 6 months ago may cause hair loss now, change of seasons may induce hair loss, good nutrition and less stress help restore proper hair growth. Cosmetic potions rarely helpful. ...Read more

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Im facing a heavy dandruf prob, is there is any shampoo or oil to get rid off it.Thnks in advance?

Im facing a heavy dandruf prob, is there is any shampoo or oil to get rid off it.Thnks in advance?

Selsun Blue: You should try over-the-counter shampoos like selsun blue, head & shoulders, neutrogena t-sal, neutrogena t-gel, or Nizoral (ketoconazole) 1%. If there is no improvement or clearance, you should go see your dermatologist for prescription-strength shampoos and solutions. ...Read more

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Is it bad to use lavender oil and shampoo together on the scalp?

Not "bad" per se...: ...Just illogical. The shampoo would wash the lavender oil out of your scalp, thereby nullifying any effect it might have. And it has no clinically identifiable effect anyway. ...Read more

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Is hair oil beneficial? How often should I shampoo?

Is hair oil beneficial? How often should I shampoo?

1-3 times a week: Nu, bee of shampoo sessions varies whether you have inflammed scalp or you just want to clean hair. For inflammed scalp three times a week or even daily until condition improves. For normal hair once a week especially for ethnic braided hair. ...Read more

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I have dandruff and hairfall problem from last 2.5 years. I tried with different shampoo and oil. Please give me an solution.

Dandruff does not: typically lead to hair loss, so i would see a board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. There are many products used to treat dandruff, but you need to confirm this is what you have. Also there is no cure only control of the dandruff. OTC i love P and S shampoo and solution. Hope that helps ...Read more

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Is it a fact that peppermint oil and lavanda oil in shampoo and conditioner causes moobs?

Is it a fact that peppermint oil and lavanda oil in shampoo and conditioner causes moobs?

Gynecomastia: 'Moobs' - man boobs or gynecomastia in males has been reported in prepubertal males wi topical use of products containing lavender oil &/or tea tree oil. I don't know of any association between peppermint oil and gynecomastia. See: http://www.nih.gov/news/pr/jan2007/niehs-31.htm ...Read more

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Hi this is karthik.My problem in alopicia arenta in last 3year what treatment best food? Shampoo?Oil? Lotion?

Hi this is karthik.My problem in alopicia arenta in last 3year 
what treatment best
food?
Shampoo?Oil?
Lotion?

Alopecia areata: Is the correct spelling. Forget food and magic non-prescription stuff, and be forewarned that even what today's medicine offers may not work well. Because you're a man, you do have another option -- super-fitness. Many ultra-fit, masculine men who work out a lot and are bulked and defined shave their entire bodies by choice. This identity may turn this to a plus. Whatever you decide, good luck. ...Read more

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Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Which is better for scalp problems: zinc pca or tea tree oil shampoos?

Scalp irritation: That is very individual. You will have to try diffierent products to see what works for you. ...Read more

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Does the dove oil care shampoo reduces hair fall and can you also suggest a good shampoo tht reduce hairfall n actually works?

Does the dove oil care shampoo reduces hair fall and can you also suggest a good shampoo tht reduce hairfall n actually works?

Hair loss shampoos: There are no shampoos that reduce hair loss. There were some articles about a very small contribution of ketoconazole shampoo to decreasing androgenetic alopecia because it has a small anti-androgenic effect, but not sufficient to make any difference. Hair loss needs a diagnosis first, then there are various treatments for different conditions causing it. Please see your dermatologist. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to tree nuts, can I still use tea tree oil shampoo?

If I am allergic to tree nuts, can I still use tea tree oil shampoo?

Most likely: Food allergy symptoms are caused by large after being ingested, eventhough there are reports of trigger by aerosol or contact. Whether a tea tree oil contains treenut is not likely, but always possible if contamination occur during shampoo manufacturing. Food allergy sufferers should always carry an epipen, (epinephrine) and any new product might be cautiously tried in small amounts first. ...Read more

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Should I use Neutrogena T-Gel shampoo or soap-free tree oil cleansing conditioner?

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