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“I’ve heard great things about virgin coconut oil but I saw a website that said it’s highly comedogenic. Is it?” Virgin coconut oil is many things, but it is not comedogenic. Why the confusion? Comedogenicity is currently controversial in some dermatological circles and it seems that many of the sites online that talk about comedogenicity […]

Virgin Coconut Oiil: "Skinside-Out" Health More and more is being written about the numerous benefits of virgin coconut oil, from skin to hair, heart and body. In addition to being 1st-and-cold pressed (that means as fresh-from-the-tree, non-processed as possible — why our oil is so clear & aroma-free) VMV's  organic Know-It-Oil is far smarter than […]

Healthy oils are making a comeback in our diets. New evidence shows their anti-aging benefits in our skin.But oil and skin can bring to mind excessive shine and acne. There is cause for concern: many oils can clog pores or—true mostly of natural fragrance, essential and massage oils—they can be highly allergenic and cause rashes. […]

Oral FIX-ation: HEALING GARGLE Virgin coconut oil has anti-viral properties so it can help speed up the healing process for canker and cold sores, herpetic sores and sore throats. Take a tablespoon or two of Know-It-Oil (you can drizzle it on salads or use it for cooking, too…and then use it as an excellent skin […]

Novel Antibacterial and Emollient Effects of Virgin Coconut Oil versus Virgin Olive Oil In Atopic Dermatitis: A Double Blind Randomized Controlled Trial.   Dillague K, Verallo-Rowell VM, et al. PUBLICATION: Dermatitis, December 2008: 308-314.    ABSTRACT:   Background: The antimicrobial properties of monolaurin ( monoglyceride of lauric acid – chief fatty acid in coconut oil) […]

A randomized double-blind controlled trial comparing extra virgin coconut oil with mineral oil as a moisturizer for mild to moderate xerosis.  Agero Liza C, Verallo Rowell VM. PUBLICATION: 2004 Journal of Contact Dermatitis 15; (3) September 109-116    ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Xerosis is a common skin condition (1) characterized by dry, rough, scaly, and itchy skin, […]