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Olive Oil For Dry Skin
I hav a dry skin n I use olive oil on my face aftr cleanin wid rose water bfore sleepn.Does applyin olive oil makes skin darker..Or adds brightness .
Can I just use sunflower or olive oil if I am sensitive to fragrance and chemicals in products for dry skin or atopic dermatitis?
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
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
Oil on skin.: Try it. It won't hurt you. It depends on the skin and how much you use. ...Read more
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
Don't...: ...put olive oil on your skin.Get a more detailed answer ›
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
Are there any health benefits of applying Extra Virgin Olive Oil on skin for general use and wellbeing without suffering any medical condition?
No,: Unless your skin is dry but there's better lotions ...Read more
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
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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