Can Eating Coconut Oil Cause Acne?

Eating coconut oil does not cause acne, as far as I'm concerned. But applying coconut oil to your skin MAY cause an acne breakout. Why?

Our skin is a good place to store toxins since it is large and it's one of the organs that our body uses to help expel toxins.

But the problem is, when you consume toxin-laden food particularly animal proteins every single day, the toxins may be too much for your skin cells to handle and so instead of expelling toxins, your skin becomes a warehouse for toxins over the years.

That explains why meat-eaters tend to have dull skin and age faster. It all thanks to the toxins passed on to them by the animals.

After many years of storing toxins, when you start putting coconut oil on your skin, as coconut oil has potent anti-toxin property, it will draw toxins up to the surface of your skin. And if your skin tends to shed dead cells abnormally, the pores can easily get clogged. Purging of toxins by coconut oil will, at this juncture, trigger an acne breakout.

But don't get it wrong, such "acne" caused by using coconut oil is actually ... Continue reading "Can Eating Coconut Oil Cause Acne?"

Does Coconut Oil Cause Acne?

The reason why some people mistakenly thought that coconut oil causes acne is mainly because some acne sufferers have got their acne condition aggravated after using the oil for treating their acne.

I can vouch for the fact that coconut oil does not cause acne. In fact, this tropical oil helps to clear acne and heal your skin instead. But why do some acne sufferers experience more acne breakouts with it?

Before I can answer that, I need you to understand that acne bacteria do not just feed on sebum (the oily substance that lubricates our skin), but also feed on ... Continue reading "Does Coconut Oil Cause Acne?"