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Old 12-27-2012, 02:20 PM   #11
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I tried coconut oil on DD's face and it was horrible. Spread the rash and made things worse.

Might work for dry skin, but I won't use it on her face again.

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Old 12-27-2012, 03:20 PM   #12
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my DS2 has eczema and we use coconut oil. Its the only thing that really works.
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Old 12-27-2012, 03:22 PM   #13
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also if it seems rash like we use mustard oil.
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Old 12-27-2012, 05:48 PM   #14
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My ped recommended Eucerin. Worked well for DS.
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Old 12-27-2012, 07:55 PM   #15
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Re: What to use on newborns really dry skin?

Coconut oil is amazing. If it's a rash, like yeast, then apple cider vinegar.
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:02 PM   #16
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Wow. Lots of things to try! I have some coconut oil in the pantry so Ill try that first. Thanks. Yall are awesome
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Old 12-27-2012, 08:44 PM   #17
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Coconut oil when used on dry skin can dry it out worse- so I'd be careful there. Ds2 gets excema/dry skin patches related to food allergies & weather & CeraVe cream in the tub has been the best find ever! We will never use anything else- i even use their face wash. It's all together in the facial care aisle.
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Great suggestions above.

How often are you wiping babies face? The behavior is likely contributing to the issue.
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Old 12-27-2012, 10:07 PM   #19
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Coconut oil. It's awesome.
yep and petroleum jelly i nasty
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