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Doctor insights on: Skin Effects From Palmers Cocoa Butter

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What does cocoa butter do for your skin?

What does cocoa butter do for your skin?

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

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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?

Yes.: Treatment consists of Psoralen photo-chemotherapy (PUVA) , home remedies like Psoralen seeds, Babchi or tamarind seeds but you can use Palmer's cocoa butter formula as well not for treatment but to soften and moisturize the skin. ...Read more

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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

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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 .... ?

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 .... ?

Nothing: Nothing really will get rid of stretch marks ;however daily use can prevent future stretch marks- I have advised this in my pregnant patient and those with stretch marks from extreme weight gain or loss. ...Read more

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Is it okay to put palmer's cocoa butter on my face to treat dry, peeling skin?

Is it okay to put palmer's cocoa butter on my face to treat dry, peeling skin?

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

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How to treat dry skin....Ive tried cocoa butter lotion, hair grease, hair oil, drink plenty of water but my skin still looks dry....

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

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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?

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

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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

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 : 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

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It's okay to use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face right?

It's okay to use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face right?

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

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Can you tell me if i could use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face?

Can you tell me if i could use palmer's cocoa butter formula(anti aging)on face?

Yes.: 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

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Can I use palmers cocoa butter for tightening on my face?

Cocoa butter: ...Is one product that is helpful as a moisturizer, but it will not "tighten" anything. ...Read more

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Is cocoa butter good for sunburn?

Is cocoa butter good for sunburn?

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

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Is cocoa butter good for sunburns?

Is cocoa butter good for sunburns?

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

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Does cocoa butter help reduce the look of stretch marks?

Does cocoa butter help reduce the look of stretch marks?

No: Cocoa butter does nothing to prevent or conceal the appearance of stretch marks. ...Read more

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Will cocoa butter help in masking of stretch marks please explain?

Will cocoa butter help in masking of stretch marks please explain?

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

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How long does it take for stretch marks to fade when using cocoa butter?

How long does it take for stretch marks to fade when using cocoa butter?

Stretch marks: You can not get rid of them this way. I would like to refer you to the healthtap topic page on stretch marks where this question has been answered many times by our experts. https://www.healthtap.com/#topics/stretch-marks. ...Read more

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Can Palmer's cocoa butter everyone fade cream be used after using tretinion cream to help fade dark spots?

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

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Palmers cocoa butter formula on pimples, is this good?

Palmers cocoa butter formula on pimples, is this good?

Not really: There are much better acne products to use - benzoyl peroxide cream and a salicylic wash would be what i'd recommend first. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to use cocoa butter on sunburn?

Is it a good idea to use cocoa butter on sunburn?

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

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Cocoa butter, is it okay to put scholl veruca gel on it?

Cocoa butter, is it okay to put scholl veruca gel on it?

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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Can vaseline cocoa butter cure old old stretch marks fast?

Refer to topic: 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

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Is it okay to apply fading cream along side anti bump creams and cocoa butter all at once?

Is it okay to apply fading cream along side anti bump creams and cocoa butter all at once?

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

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How long does it take for stretch marks to disappear? With usage of products such as cocoa butter cream, etc.

Don't waste your $: I am not aware of any reliable method of removing stretch marks or making them disappear other than removing the skin that is involved with them. ...Read more