Donna asks…

Is Palmers cocoa butter the best for Ethnic skin?

I find that most ethnic people such as indian, black, and spanish use palmers cocoa butter on there skin. They usually use the butter that is in the jar. My mom uses it all over her body and face and she has no wrinkles at the age of 55.

I am starting to use this and i find that it is amazing.

Any experience?

QA answers:

My boyfriend uses it and loves it!(he’s black)
after he told me about it i started using it and i love it too!
It makes your skin so soft,
and now we walk down the street smelling delicious together.

Sandra asks…

allergic skin reaction from using cocoa butter skin repair?

my wife recently purchased a skin repair balm to hep prevent stretch marks during our pregnancy. she woke up this morning with a bunch of little red bumps all over the places where she put it. its not a bad rash but she says its uncomfortable. is this common when using cocoa butter products? and does any 1 have any ideas of a better product to use? the skin balm name is earth therapeutics coca butter skin repair balm

thank you for your time

concerned hubby

QA answers:

It is obviously the cream causing the problems, she may need some hydrocortisal.

Robert asks…

is cocoa butter good for evening skin tone?

i was wondering if cocoa butter cream is good for evening out skin tone because my leg is little bit tanned on the lower half and the upper half isn’t as tanned and some of my legs are naturally darker around the thighs, so does cocoa butter make the skin colour look even?

QA answers:

No….cocoa butter is great for keeping the skin hydrated and smooth….period.

Laura asks…

Cocoa butter ….?

i recently bought a tub of cocoa butter skin repair cream from earth therapeutics to use as a facial moisturizer. I do know that people use it to get rid of wrinkles and stretch marks, yet im just 16 and would like to know if it is alrite for me to use it…
will it make me break out if i use it on my face?

QA answers:

Cocoa Butter will not harm you. It is alright to use it.
Cocoa butter, in many ways, is the ultimate moisturizer in that it is highly concentrated. Cocoa butter is an outstanding skin protectant because of its superior soothing and healing properties and its ability to help the skin retain moisture. It creates a micro-thin barrier that seals moisture in while at the same time allowing your skin to breathe easily. Cocoa butter melts at body temperature. This helps it to penetrate into the skin. In short, it’s the ideal moisturizer. It does leave a bit of a greasy feel.

A great facial moisturizer is Shea Butter. Shea Butter is solid and comes from the natural fat obtained from the karite tree grown in West and Central Africa. Shea butter is an emollient. It is extremely therapeutic, helping to heal cracked, aged and damaged skin. Its chemical constituents help to heal bruising and soreness. Shea butter penetrates the skin and leaves it feeling soft and smooth. It has vitamin A, E and is highly compatible with skin. Shea Butter has many documented healing properties, with helping to strengthen Nails & Cuticles to helping heal scars, burns and blemishes, to minimizing wrinkles, just to name a few. ….Shea Butter melts upon skin contact to revitalize, soften and maintain moisture without leaving any greasy residue.

Shea Butter may be better for your face and then use the cocoa butter for your body. When you are looking for Shea Butter you need to look for a creme/butter instead of a lotion. The lotion is not as concentrated.

Helen asks…

would cocoa butter help make your skin changed back to its normal color?

i burned my skin on monday and the scan was created on monday. it came off because i laid on it. it is now pink. would cocoa butter help change my skin back to color on my face? if so, how long would it take? if not, what are some home remedies or non expensive items i can use to help the curling iron burn?

QA answers:

Cocoa butter won’t help. You could try Mederma for scars if the burn is really bad but I read that it takes a long time to work.

Mark asks…

Is Palmer’s cocoa butter skin therapy oil safe to use during pregnancy?

I know regular cocoa butter + palmer’s with the pregnant lady on the bottle is safe.. but I’m wondering if the Skin therapy oil is safe? the ingredients are Canola Oil, Isopropyl Myristate, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Sesamum Indicum Seed Oil (Sesame), Tocopheryl Acetate, Dimethicone, Theobroma Cacao Seed Butter (Cocoa), Fragrance (Parfum) (Parfum), Rosa Canina Seed Extract

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Lisa asks…

what does cocoa butter do for your skin?

i just bought some cocoa butter and i love the scent, and it seems to make my skin really really soft, what else does it do?

like… is it good for scars or making you tanner?

QA answers:

It does get rid of scars, marks, any other blemishes. It doesn’t make you tanner or anything like that though; it just heals your skin and makes it [a lot!] softer.

Nancy asks…

Does cocoa butter help hydrate the skin?

I have dry skin with a few stretch marks will cocoa butter help me. And can I get it at target?

QA answers:

Yes! Cocoa butter is a great moisturizer and helps get rid of stretch marks. You can buy Alba Cocoa Butter Hand and Body Lotion for around 9 dollars at target. Hope i helped!

Donald asks…

When’s the best time to add cocoa butter to your skin to avoid stretch marks…before or after working out?

When’s the best time to add cocoa butter to your skin to avoid stretch marks…before or after working out? And how often should a person apply cocoa butter?

QA answers:

Like any lotion I think you should apply it twice a day. Before or after, it doesn’t matter because you don’t immediately gain or lose weight while working out.

PS cocoa butter will not really work to prevent them if you are losing weight because stretch marks tend to be already there, but just become more visible when weight is lost.

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