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3.6 / 5

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4.0
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13 years ago

Most of the studies and MSDS sheets (chemical safety sheets) are talking about non-cosmetic grade mineral oil and inhalation. Industrial-grade mineral oil is way less refined than cosmetic-grade,...

About reviewer (20 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Other, Other

EyesBlack



5.0
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13 years ago

I love mineral oil. It makes a great eye makeup remover. I also suffer from horrible dry skin in the winter around my eyes and I use it to lock in the moisture from my moisturizer.

About reviewer (247 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


5.0
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13 years ago

Mineral oil has gotten a lot of bad press for the past decade or so. It's been said that mineral oil suffocates your skin, causes rheumatism, can cause dependency and lots of other bad things. Some...

About reviewer (200 reviews)

Age44-55

SkinDry, Fair, Neutral

HairBrown, Curly, Coarse

EyesBrown


5.0
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13 years ago

Mineral oil is trial-and-error, I think. It's my HG (as makeup remover and occasionally as a night 'cream', when I want a break from retinol, or I want something really rich in the winter). My...

About reviewer (194 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Straight, Fine

EyesBrown


1.0
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13 years ago

This stuff is hands down the worst product on my skin. While I am not typically very sensitive to most products using mineral oil or any product that contain even small amounts of mineral oil...

About reviewer (105 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairRed, Curly, Coarse

EyesGreen


4.0
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13 years ago

We found out, last year, that our 3 year old son had Job's Syndrome (a genetic disorder) that can cause SEVERE eczema, bone fractures, lung and spinal problems to name a few. We took him to...

About reviewer (43 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Warm

HairBlond, Wavy, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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13 years ago

A.k.a. Paraffinum liquidum. Excellent moisturiser and make-up remover. I use it as an in-shower body oil; not usually on my face, though I have done if nothing else was to hand. <p> Mineral is...

About reviewer (442 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinSensitive, Fair, Cool

HairRed, Wavy, Fine

EyesGreen


1.0
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13 years ago

I don't really care to weigh in on the organic/petro-chemical debate. I have ridiculously reactive, sensitive skin and whatever I can find to wash and moisturize my face that doesn't set off a...

About reviewer (50 reviews)

Age36-43

SkinSensitive, Fair-Medium, Warm

HairBrunette, Curly, Coarse

EyesGreen


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14 years ago

i tried this as a facial moisturizer after my dermatologist suggested it. i stuck to it for more than a month and hated it. it didn't absorb in, it felt gross, and while it didn't seem to break...

About reviewer (135 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination, Other, Not Sure

HairOther, Other, Other

EyesOther


1.0
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14 years ago

Mineral oil is a deriative from crude oil. Just where you get petrolatum or petroleum or vaseline. Yes, mineral oil leaves a very soft skin that feels pleasant, and you may hear constant sayings...

About reviewer (61 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Wavy, Medium

EyesBlack