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Will Vitamin E Oil Clog Pores
I have mild acne&i started 2 use vitamin E oil at night and wash with facial cleanser@next morning. Is it bad to use vitamin E coz it can clog pores?
Acne should respond better to a gel or lotion that contains benzoyl peroxide. You can also try washing your face with salicylic acid face wash. You should be able to find these products in a n acne section of your pharmacy. You can use an oil free moisturizer.
If it doesn't help you should see a dermatologist. ...Read more
Is it good to use vitamin E oil (1 time on face) for mild acne-prone skin? Does it clog pores and can breakout more? (m using it 4 light redness)
Will putting vitamin E oils on my face at night help with fine lines and wrinkles? Or will it just clog my pores and cause acne?
Will taking 10, 000 iu vitamin A from fish liver oil a day help with my acne? I have mainly clogged pores
Unlikely: There is no well established scientific evidence that vitamin e will help clear or treat dark spots in the intertriginous areas or areas of high friction and moisture such as in between the thighs. Skin lesions can be do to many things. Depending on its cause, a physician and patient can work together to find the most effective treatment. ...Read more
Will vitamin E oil help get rid of my mongolian spot from my face? If not then is there anything I can put on my face to make it naturally fade away.
Unlikely X 2: In the first place it is unlikely a Mongolian patch or spot, which arise along the back of the body. It is likely a cafe-au-lait spot which is more brownish than the bluish of MP. Vitamin E will not reach or in any way alter what goes on in the deep tissue where these originate. Find a cover that you like and use it. A dermatologist could confirm this. ...Read more
Will vitamin E oil help get rid of my mongolian spot from my forehead? Its little about the size of a nickle, its light.
Unlikely to matter: I have never heard of a mongolian spot on a forehead or other site on the front of the body. Label aside, there is no reason to believe that anything applied to the top of the skin would change the pigment producing cells a dozen or more layers beneath. A discussion with a procedure oriented dermatologist could give you any options available. ...Read more
She's giving you lip: Yeah, sure, if you then cover it with makeup. Vitamin E is used for all kinds of skin conditions but there's very little science behind it. But you also can't discount the experience of the many people who may have benefitted (whether due to the E is questionable). The Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database doesn't even list it for topical skin use. Maybe by pill if you can't get it in your food ...Read more
How much is safe of vitamin E oil applied to skin? Have a bottle that says 15, 000 iu. When putting on skin, is it absorbed the same as ingesting v.E?
Vit e skin: Yes, this is safe and is absorbed well by the skin. ...Read more
Just not as effectiv: All chemical compounds deteriorate with time and become less potent. Generally, medications have a predicted effective-shelf-life. Fortunately meds often don't spoil, but can become less and less effective being left in cabinet too long after expiring. So, it may not be bad to take, but it may not have as much therapeutic value if expired too long. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
You can, but...: ...It's not going to do much of anything, other than plug up some oil glands. Despite what you read on-line concerning its miraculous ability to heal scars and heaven knows what else, there is no credible evidence of any beneficial effects from topical application of vitamin e. ...Read more
It depends!: Definitely don't give oral vitamin E unless your child's doctor prescribes it for a specific medical condition, i.e., a deficiency. Using vitamin E oil on a small area of the skin should not cause problems, but it may not be the optimal treatment for what your child has. Your child's doctor can tell you what is best. ...Read more
Exposure & symptoms: Theoretically, if a product is only oil without protein or carbohydrate, it would be highly unlikely to have trigger an allergic reaction. If symptoms occurred after ingestion or application and improved with avoidance of the product, then this is suspicious for an adverse reaction. An allergist can review the other ingredients as it may be a hidden allergen. ...Read more
Can be!: Apply after! But can be apllied together, but the fade cream will be diluted and less potent. ...Read more