Can coconut oil make you break out?

I don't recommend using pure coconut oil for oil cleansing or as a facial moisturizer (especially for acne prone skin). The reason why is because it's rated fairly high on the list of comedogenic ingredients (ingredients that can potentially clog pores and cause breakouts).

Is coconut oil good for your face?

Yes, according to our experts. Coconut oil is used in many natural beauty products, and for good reason: It's naturally antibacterial and antifungal, coconut oil for skin is an excellent moisturizer, it can penetrate hair better than other oils, and, well, it smells like cookies.

Is coconut oil good for acne prone skin?

Coconut oil is high in lauric acid, which helps kill the bacteria that cause acne. Applying coconut oil to the skin can kill acne-causing bacteria and increase moisture, which may also reduce acne scarring. However, coconut oil may be problematic for people with very oily skin. However, eating coconut oil is safe.

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