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3.6 / 5

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4.0
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14 years ago

I just bought some plain mineral oil (sold as a laxative) to use on my baby's skin after I bathe him. I wanted to use baby oil, but am trying to stay away from fragrances due to his sensitive skin....

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Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair-Medium

HairRed

EyesBlue



5.0
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14 years ago

on really cold, dry winter days I use this on my arms and legs right before getting out of the shower. I use J&J baby oil actually (mineral oil+fragrance). just be careful not to slip. It keeps my...

About reviewer (346 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinNormal, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrown, Straight, Fine

EyesBlue


5.0
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15 years ago

I add two or three capfuls to my bath and I soak and wash and everything else for about 15 minutes. I rinse and get out and my skin is pretty soft. I like it.. I would not just rub it on my skin...

About reviewer (31 reviews)

AgeUnder 18

SkinDry, Fair

HairBlond

EyesGreen


1.0
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15 years ago

Here is what I know about Mineral Oil from personal experience: As soon as I cut it out of my bodycare routine, I quit having such severe hives. The second thing I know is that after I quit using...

About reviewer (56 reviews)

Age30-35

SkinCombination

HairBlack

EyesBrown


1.0
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15 years ago

This is the #1 way to clog my pores. Sure, it feels fine when I apply it but the next day is a nightmare. I can't have mineral oil as an ingredient in any of my make-up of I will break-out 100%...

About reviewer (15 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBrunette, Wavy, Fine

EyesBrown


5.0
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15 years ago

Okay here's the secret I discovered: plain old dirt-cheap mineral oil (cosmetic grade) is one of the best non-cosmodogenic moisturizers, is completely natural and has been used as a moisturizer for...

About reviewer (235 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinDry, Fair, Not Sure

HairBrown, Other, Other

EyesHazel


2.0
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16 years ago

It must be the type of eyemakeup I use, because this stuff just smears it around instead of removing it. I guess it works, but you still have to use a cleanser on the eyes to pick up the smears....

About reviewer (62 reviews)

Age25-29

SkinAcne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

HairBrunette, Other, Other

EyesHazel


3.0
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16 years ago

Personally, I use other oils for moisturizing, but I don't think mineral oil is bad per se and I think a lot of people are misinformed and/or quick to condemn it as a toxic pore clogger that is the...

About reviewer (2540 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination, Fair-Medium, Neutral

HairBlack, Straight, Medium

EyesBrown


4.0
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16 years ago

Although mineral oil as a derivative of crude oil sounds really harsh for your skin, <b>cosmetic-grade</b> mineral oil is actually quite an effective emollient. I don't use it straight, but works...

About reviewer (27 reviews)

Age19-24

SkinCombination

HairBlack

EyesBrown


4.0
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16 years ago

This works pretty well as a makeup remover, although grapeseed oil and safflower oil work better. I buy the unscented kind, which is sold as a laxative. I tried baby oil (which is mineral oil +...

About reviewer (367 reviews)

Age

SkinCombination, Fair, Neutral

HairOther, Wavy, Medium

EyesOther