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Is the oil cleansing method (use of cold pressed castor oil and extra virgin olive oil topically on face) safe during pregnancy?
Yes: Those ingredients applied to your face are safe. ...Read more
You can but...: In soaps, olive oil is used for it's moisturizing capabilities, and coconut oil for its lather and cleansing properties. However, these oils have reacted and transformed during processing with lye to maximize these characteristics. Unprocessed oils may not be harmful to your skin (unless you are acne prone), but may not provide the desired results in unprocessed form. ...Read more
None: There is no end to the various permutations of snake oil. Almonds are a good food. If you like them, eat them. Prefer UNsalted. ...Read more
Flaxseed oil: http://www.webmd.com/vitamins-and-supplements/lifestyle-guide-11/supplement-guide-flaxseed-oilGet a more detailed answer ›
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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.
Several: Try a cream that has aloe and/or lanolin are the best. ...Read more
Cholesterol levels.: Extra virgin olive oil is a healthier choice in regards to saturated fats.Coconut oil has the highest saturated fat content of all oils. One tablespoon of coconut oil contains more than 13 grams of fat. This could seriously impact your cholesterol levels. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have oily(face)skin.Currently oil cleansing w/Sweet Almond Oil.Does oil really decrease the overproduction of sebum or will it cause more oiliness?
I started using Josie Marans organic pure 100% Argan oil as a night and day moisturizer. (That's what it's for) medically, is Argan oil beneficial?
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
Oil nutrition: 1 tbsp of grapeseed oil has 119 calories. It contains 19% DV for vitamin E. It has 13.5 mg of Omega 3 fatty acids. Olive oil has 8.1 mcg of vitamin K, 1.9 mg of vitamin E & 1.9 grams of saturated fat. Olive oil also contains 30mg of phytosterols. 1 tbsp. of olive oil has 120 calories. ...Read more
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