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Using Extra Virgin Olive Oil In Skincare What Does It Help With
Some protection: Extra virgin oil doesn't have any proven healing properties above other oils . That said, you can relieve dryness and some superficial irritation temporarily with oil on your skin. Lena horne, who was one of the classic beauties of our time once said that she never washed her face and only applied olive oil to her lovely complexion every night. I think she was just blessed with great genes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard olive oil is good for skin. Can I use the extra virgin olive cooking oil to apply on my skin?
Go ahead: But it might be comedogenic so try it on places that are facial. ...Read more
Tea tree oil mixed with my cleanser helps me with my papules. Can I mix it with an oil combination (Vit E and Jojoba oil) to make it more effective ?
The joke is on you: Not one of these things has any effect on acne. In fact they are all a WASTE OF MONEY. By "papules" you may be referring to acne. There are effective treatments for acne. They really work. The main problem is that they must not be used during pregnancy or nursing. A dermatologist can help you. Meanwhile you can try 2 1/2% or 5% benzoyl peroxide gel, which might help after 2 or 3 months. ...Read more
Tea tree oil mixed with my cleanser helps me with my bad p&p. Can I mix it with an oil combination (Vit E and Jojoba oil) to make it more effective ?
I don't know: Im so sorry but i do not know what p&p is. ...Read more
Why?: This combination has no direct benefit in healing a laceration. ...Read more
Is evening primrose oil safe on skin? Want a natural eye cream. I have been using coconut oil and shea butter but heard it could help with lines.
Does facial hair grow by the usage of olive oil on face? I heard olive oil is good rejuvenating agent. I am a girl. And what about sesame oil?
No: No oil will promote the face to grow hair. ...Read more
Cannot endorse: We are not permitted to endorse a specific brand of anything. That being said, coconut oil that actually smells like coconuts is probably a superior product to those that don't. ...Read more
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
Yes: Dilute tea tree oil m only a few drops - strong odor. It has antiinfectives properties. ...Read more
Can I use coconut oil for ear wax softener and blockage? I don't have olive oil so it ok to use coconut oil?
Should be fine: Coconut oil is safe to use and should help soften the wax. However, for loosening the wax and removing blockage, using hydrogen peroxide followed by flushing with water is recommended. See http://www.earthclinic.com/cures/ear-wax-removal-home-remedy.html#h2o2 for a discussion of using hydrogen peroxide to remove ear wax. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can I face massage with olive oil and after cleaning my face apply glycolic acid? I'm concerned about olive oil and vitamin A in it
Does olive oil extra virgin and pure coconut oil penetrate hair shaft? Are these oils even worth it to condition & strengthen hair/scalp?
Perhaps: Oils do indeed penetrate the skin. Many things penetrate the skin. Indeed, some say that you should not put anything on your skin you are not willing to eat or drink, including your makeup n rubbing alcoh. I do not know about conditioning and strengthening hair, but these oils will penetrate any skin, and coconut oil is good for you--even as a lotion for your skin. wwwlblatmanhealthandwellness.com ...Read more
I use carrot oil on my face to look healthy and have a good tan. It s maceration oil not essential oil. Any bad effect or sides for health ?
Contains myristicin: Carrot seed oil contains myristicin which is also contained in nutmeg and can cause psychosis. It is thought, however, that the small amounts of myristicin absorbed is unlikely to cause the delirium, disorientation, and hallucinations that can be caused by ingesting larger quantities. However, there is a caveat in that this has never actually been tested. So, if you use this, be aware. ...Read more
Is olive oil good for raising HDL levels or does it have to be more specifically extra virgin olive oil?
Sure can: Any oil or grease can clog up pores. There are plenty of good moisturizing lotions available. Why waste your money on hemp oil. If you want to feel good buy the hemp and smoke it, don't rub it on your skin! ...Read more
I have oily(face)skin.Currently oil cleansing w/Sweet Almond Oil.Does oil really decrease the overproduction of sebum or will it cause more oiliness?
Moisturizes/protects: I'm not aware of research studies showing to what degree coconut oil helps sunburn but many people claim it helps. It moisturizes and protect the skin and has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties. It may be best combined with other natural remedies as discussed in this article: http://www.bustle.com/articles/83496-using-coconut-oil-for-sunburns-can-work-if-you-follow-these-7-simple-steps ...Read more
Please tell me will mixing almond oil and neutrogena oil free acne wash redness relief with aloe and chamomile be a bad idea?
Get serious: The neutrogena wash is salicylic acid 2% and this has maybe a 50% chance to clear you. The other stuff probably won't touch your acne and will just confuse you if you do get a response. Use the salicylic acid for two weeks -- as much as you can stand. If you're not clear by then, get with your physician. ...Read more
Is it safe during pregnancy to use castor oil topically on your face to help with acne? More specifically, i'd like to use cold pressed castor oil.
Poor choice: Why use an ancient, not-very-effective folk medicine promoted by charlatans? The best over-the-counter acne remedy is benzoyl peroxide, but if it's bugging you enough to consider "cold-pressed" castor oil, see if your physician would add topical Clindamycin to peroxide. The birth control pill stops acne in many women who can use it, and there are other stronger rx's after baby comes. ...Read more
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