Coconut Oil in Skin Care Products – is it a Good Thing?

There’s trend now which is positive overall to use more natural oils and less chemicals in the bases of skin care products. We love the companies who are doing that!

Coconut oil is a wonderful natural example. But……remember, especially if you have acne, oily skin, clogged pores or problems with hair follicle irritation (folliculitis), coconut oil may aggravate these skin conditions. Natural oils aren’t necessarily great for everyone’s skin.

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Dr. Brandith Irwin, MD

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