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The Cracked Skin Around My Mouth Cleared Up

Author: Heather W.
Date: 09-30-2012
Views: 4,331
Word Count: 138
Questions Received: 0
Testimonial ID: 7830-OR

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Recently I developed flaky, dry skin patches in the corners of my mouth. They flake, crack, bleed, and hurt like crazy. I tried various essential oils and that only made it worse so I saw a dermatologist who gave me a topical prescription for eczema. The prescription worked but only temporarily and I continued to search the essential oils reference book for a possible drug free solution.

Then I tried Palmarosa oil. I had ordered it because it is said to regulate sebum production (I have oily skin) and it is said to help with skin problems like acne and eczema. It worked!

I now use it everyday in my moisturizer and it helps keep my oily shine down and I do not suffer from dry skin patches in the corners of my mouth any longer.

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