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10 Beauty Oils For People Who Hate Coconut Oil

Refinery29 Logo By Taylor Bryant of Refinery29 | Slide 2 of 11: Olive OilYup, just like coconut oil, this is another cooking oil that can work wonders for your skin. And, it's not only good for you — it's loaded with antioxidants and a fatty acid known as oleic — but it's affordable, easy to find, and gentle enough for even the most sensitive of skin. Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, the director and founder of Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center in New York, mentions that according to a study done on mice, it's also been shown to fight skin cancer by decreasing UV induced mutations.

Olive Oil

Yup, just like coconut oil, this is another cooking oil that can work wonders for your skin. And, it's not only good for you — it's loaded with antioxidants and a fatty acid known as oleic — but it's affordable, easy to find, and gentle enough for even the most sensitive of skin. Dr. Macrene Alexiades-Armenakas, the director and founder of Dermatology and Laser Surgery Center in New York, mentions that according to a study done on mice, it's also been shown to fight skin cancer by decreasing UV induced mutations.

Bragg Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil, $10.69, available at Vitacost.

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