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Benefits of Coconut Oil On the Skin

Benefits of Coconut Oil On the Skin

by Nicole Mandallaz blog, Coconut Oil, comedogenic ingredients Leave a comment

Benefits of Coconut Oil On the Skin

I'm always preaching against using coconut oil on your face because of it's super comedogenic properties, and the issue of heavy oil use disturbing the skin's natural moisture barrier (you can read my previous blog post here: "Can Face Oil Replace Moisturizer" if you want to learn more about that).

But that doesn't mean that I hate all things coconut oil, or find that all of it's uses are bad for the skin.  Coconut oil has many benefits to the skin, but they may just not be in the way you'd think or often read about.  

Let me explain further...

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What are comedogenic ingredients, and can we make clearskincare?

What are comedogenic ingredients, and can we make clearskincare?

by Nicole Mandallaz #clearskincare, comedogenic ingredients, pore clogger, poreclogging Leave a comment

What are comedogenic ingredients?  Can we make #clearskincare?

   Comedogenicity is the l#clearskincareevel of pore clogging that an ingredient has been tested to have.  The scale goes from 1-5.  1 and 2 being mostly not pore clogging, 3 questionable, 4 and 5 super pore clogging.                                                                                                                                Unfortunately when a skincare or beauty product is labeled as "non-comedogenic" it honestly could mean anything, and is no more than marketing lingo.  There is no agency that tests this claim on a label, and the FDA doesn't look into it.  So pretty much anyone can say their product is "non-comedogenic"  no matter what is in it.

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