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Skin Effects From Palmers Cocoa Butter
Cocoa Butter: Cocoa butter has been called the ultimate moisturizer, and has been used to keep skin soft and supple for centuries. It is one of the most stable, highly concentrated natural fats known, and melts at body temperature so that it is readily absorbed into the skin. Cocoa butter is often recommended for treatment of skin conditions such as eczema and dermatitis. ...Read more
What to do if I have leucoderma all over my body so can I use palmers cocoa butter formula (anti aging) on my skin,face and body?
What to do if I have leucoderma all over my body so can I use palmers cocoa butter formula (anti aging) on my skin, face and body?
Depends: on what you are trying to do. Cocoa butter will moisturize your skin but will not stop the loss of the melanin pigmentation. There are some home remedies used such as Psoralea, Babchi or tamarind seeds or even horse radish mixed with ginger juice you can spread on the skin.Psoralen photochemotherapy (PUVA) ultraviolet rays are traditionally used. ...Read more
Raw coca butter : You may get a good skin protection from getting dryness. ...Read more
Does palmer's cocoa butter formula skin therapy oil does what it recommends it does? Like good for skin even out skin stretch marks etc .... ?
Should be fine:
Of course, if you develop skin reaction like redness, itching, oozing etc, then stop it.
Smile more frequently - it delays the onset of wrinkles.
Best wishes! ...Read more
Hi doc, using dove beauty bar and pure glycerine on my face was making my skin oily. Now palmers cocoa butter making it dry and peeling. Please advice?
How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....
Get checked....: ...By your doctor for illness that can cause dry skin--mainly hypothyroidism--rule that out as a cause. Try using a vaporizer where you sleep. Shower in warm, not hot water. What are you taking 2 anti fungal drugs for? Could they be having some effect on your skin? See a dermatologist if necessary. ...Read more
I have peeling skin around my nose area on both sides. It turns red and begins to show more when the weather changes. Will cocoa butter help?
? seborrheic eczema:
skin care is important, keep it dry and clean, check the following link for more info, if no improvement see your doctor / dermatologist, good luck
http://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/seborrheic-dermatitis-medref#2 ...Read more
Black elbows I have black elbows .The skin around my elbows are dark/black. I soak with lemon juice i then exfoliate with a sugar scrub wash again with oatmeal soap and add cocoa butter with vitamin E \ I do this twice a day.One elbow lightened and the
See your doctor and ask for a prescription for hydroquinone. There are different strengths. Maybe start out with a lower percent and work your way up as tolerated. In the meantime if you want to cover up your dark elbows apply under eye concealer to your elbows (dab it on) and finish with a liittle powder.
Good luck. ...Read more
Yes.: Anti-aging formula use different substances with the purpose of replenishing moisture and thus elasticity to the skin. Cocoa butter formula's better known use is to help erase stretch marks caused by pregnancy or from weight gain. Most people do not like to use on the face because it feels greasy. ...Read more
Just keep do not apply it to your eyelids and keep it out of your eyes.
Other things to consider: botox can reduce wrinkles by relaxing the underlying muscles. Juvederm can help with volume loss and decreasing nasolabial folds. PRP (platelet rich plasma or Vampire Facelift) can help with rejuvenating the facial skin and improving skin tone. Microdermabrasion (especially with PRP) also is good. ...Read more
Cocoa butter: ...Is one product that is helpful as a moisturizer, but it will not "tighten" anything. ...Read more
No, it's not.: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more
Not really: Keep sunburn cool w moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant ; apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek med care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of sxs w/i several days or if a large surface area is blistered. Drink h2o. ...Read more
Not if they're there: Cocoa butter can help moisturize the skin and reduce the chances of developing stretch marks. If you have already developed stretch marks the cocoa butter may not help them fade. Body contour cream can help them fade http://link.videoplatform.limelight.com/media/?mediaId=cb17b01acc8b498d9e6ed4434ab37cc6&width=480&height=321&playerForm=Player ...Read more
Can i directly apply pure or raw cocoa butter on entire face , which i can purchase from a supermarket and used of cooking ?
Could vs should : You can, but why would you want to? ...Read more
Several years ago I gained a substantial amount of weight, and developed light stretch marks, now roughly a year after losing most of it, they have not faded and gotten worse (darker, deeper) even after using cocoa butter regularly. What can I do?
Can Palmer's cocoa butter everyone fade cream be used after using tretinion cream to help fade dark spots?
Dark spots: The vanishing cream is supposed to lighten up dark spots andcan be used after tretinion cream ...Read more
No, not a good thing: Keep sunburn cool with moist cool/cold compresses. Avoid alcohol containing products. Break off pieces of aloe vera plant & apply sap to skin. Consider non-steroidal anti-inflammatory meds to reduce pain. Don’t yank off peeling skin or burst blisters. Seek medical care for severe pain, fever, lack of improvement of symptoms within several days or if a large surface area is blistered. ...Read more
Depends: Scholl's verucal gel has salicylicacid , to break down the cells of warts, campher to soothes the area and gives good smell. Cocoa butter may interfere the effects ointment. Most important why you are using it , did you see a doctor , to make sure it is not a treatable malignant lesion of skin.. ...Read more
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There is a great list of answers from many doctors on healthtap who have answered this in the past. Here you will see a variety of options and opinions from the many healthtap doctors who have addressed this issue:
https://www.Healthtap.Com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more
Yes you can.: I agree with dr. Fisher. Generally you want to apply the most active product first followed by your least active products such as moisturizer. ...Read more