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Olive skinned. I can't seem to get rid of the dry skin, how can I do so without oils?

Olive skinned. I can't seem to get rid of the dry skin, how can I do so without oils?

Bathe less: Bathe or shower a maximum of once a day, use a mild soap, and apply a good emollient lotion after you get out, while you skin is still damp. That will do it. ...Read more

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Very dry and rough skin on my right hand. Will olive oil help?

Very dry and rough skin on my right hand. Will olive oil help?

Dry rough skin: Yes, you can use olive oil. However, emollients are best for treating dry and rough skin. Examples are petrolatum (vaseline) and aquaphor. ...Read more

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Olive oil and skin sensitivity, are these related?

Olive oil and skin sensitivity, are these related?

Not likely: Are you putting olive oil on your skin? If you are and your skin is getting irritated then stop. But people with sensitive skin just need to be very careful about putting anything on their skin. I typically recommend you try a small amount of any product near your ear to see how your skin responds. ...Read more

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Can olive oil on a face be shiny like oily skin can be?

Oil on skin.: Try it. It won't hurt you. It depends on the skin and how much you use. ...Read more

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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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Which is better for the skin: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Which is better for the skin: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Skin care: Olive Oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin. Grapeseed oil has been used for treatment of acne, psoriasis, cleansing &moisturizing skin & to remove makeup See: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/7-beauty-oils-for-troubled-skin/articleshow/29810315.cms ...Read more

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Which is better for skin care: grapeseed oil or olive oil?

Skin care: Olive Oil can be used to clean & moisturize skin. Grapeseed oil has been used for treatment of acne, psoriasis, cleansing &moisturizing skin & to remove makeup See: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/beauty/7-beauty-oils-for-troubled-skin/articleshow/29810315.cms ...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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By applying olive oil to your skin, cure hives?

By applying olive oil to your skin, cure hives?

Unfortunately no: Hives are very distressing. Unfortunately, topical treatment such as creams, ointments, etc are not effective for treating hives even antihistamine creams. The best treatment for the itching and redness of hives is an antihistamine by mouth such as claritin, zyrtec, Allegra or benadryl (diphenhydramine). ...Read more

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Is olive oil for penis skin healthy?

Ok to use, but...: It is ok to use just like what you may use other skin-soothing oil or cream, but I doubt if there is any additional benefit. As always, take a watch-and-see caution while using something new to you. To explore more common sense and life reality, go to peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more

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Are Olive Oil the cause of darken skin?

Are Olive Oil the cause of darken skin?

No: Olive oil does not cause the skin to darken. Sun exposure and genetics are the causes of darker skin. ...Read more

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Is olive oil good for skin-combination help?

Is olive oil good for skin-combination help?

Salads: Olive oil is good on salads. There are thousands of skin creams. You can try a few. If you have a specific problem a dermatologist will help you. ...Read more