Why you shouldn't use olive oil for massaging your baby: Parents are putting their children at risk of skin complaints such as eczema

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Release date: 19/10/2016

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Researchers from the University of Manchester have found that even natural oils used for baby massage can damage the protective barrier in babies' fragile skin.

They warned that many other baby skincare products in shops had only passed cosmetic tests and there was no clinical evidence proving they were safe.

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TitleWhy you shouldn't use olive oil for massaging your baby: Parents are putting their children at risk of skin complaints such as eczema
Date19/10/16
PersonsAlison Cooke