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Olive Oil For Dry Skin
Skin lacking adequate moisture feels tight and uncomfortable. This can result from impaired lipid production within the skin leading to water loss. Patients with eczema are prone to dry skin. Other possible causes include low environmental humidity, excessive use of soap, or internal causes such as hypothyroidism. Application of moisturizing cream or ointment immediately ...Read more
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
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