Is Carmex harmful?

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asked Apr 27 in Body/Skin by takeus (700 points)
Is Carmex harmful?

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answered May 1 by AngieSmit (17,570 points)
Carmex is not harmful when used as intended.

However some people may have allergic reactions to the ingredients in Carmex but overall the Carmex is pretty safe.

Camphor in Carmex lip balm may also cause allergic reactions in some people.

This may manifest with signs of redness and irritations on the lips.

Carmex contains synthetic and natural fragrances which could be irritating to people with sensitive skin and may cause allergic reactions.

The safety of refined mineral oil or petrolatum has been confirmed by long-term use in various cosmetics and pharmaceuticals and proven through multiple competent studies, which show no toxic or carcinogenic response.

Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

'The ingredients used in Carmex products are always purified refined grades that are safe for use and meet specifications appropriate for their inclusion in pharmaceuticals, foods, cosmetics and a variety of personal care products.

Carmex can heal small cuts and scrapes and help prevents scarring as well.

Carmex will heal cuticles, small cuts and scrapes and help you not scar, just like Neosporin which you would never use on your lips.

The powerful lip balm uses a variety of natural ingredients that soothe and heal cold sores, while giving you long-lasting relief from dry, cracked lips.

Carmex lip balm is designed to help you look and feel your best with a variety of lip care products from cold sore treatment to lip balm with SPF.

Carmex is good for a chapped nose.

You can apply some Carmex to the irritated and chapped nose to help get rid of the chapped nose and prevent chapped nose as well.

Vaseline does help with a chapped nose.

The Vaseline which is petroleum jelly can help the nose retain moisture and help the nose stay moist which in turn helps treat the chapped nose and prevent a chapped nose as well.

To soothe a chapped nose, apply some Aloe Vera gel to the nose, apply petroleum jelly to the nose, use a humidifier, use tissues with lotion, apply some lotion to the chapped nose, use damp wipes, use a nasal spray, take a steamy shower, apply a warm compress to the nose or sit in a Sauna.

To cure your nose after a cold, drink plenty of water, use a humidifier, use some Vaseline, Petroleum Jelly or other lip balm or Aloe Vera on your nose.

You can also use moisturizers, such as petroleum jelly, to sooth your dry nose.

Just take a little bit of petroleum jelly with your finger and place it around the inside of your nose to keep it moisturized.

When you do use a moisturizer, just take care with how often you use it and the amount you use.

To soothe your nose after a cold or during a cold use some tissues with lotion and apply some Aloe Vera to your nose and use petroleum jelly inside your nose.

Other ways to soothe your nose after or during a cold include.

Pat, Don't Wipe.
Moisturize Often.
Watch for an Infection.
Flush More So You Can Blow Less.
Talk to Your Doctor Before Using Decongestant Meds.
Sip Tea and Hot Soup.

You can put Blistex in your nose but only a small amount.

To put Blistex in your nose use your fingers to apply a small amount of Blistex in the lining of your nose.

Just don't put too much Blistex in your nose but small amounts of Blistex in your nose are okay.

Petroleum Jelly and other Lip balms also work good for your nose.

Use your fingers to apply a very small dab of petroleum jelly to the lining inside of your nose.

Not only is it good for keeping your nose moisturized, it's also safely handled by your stomach in small amounts.

Lip balm works too.

Some of the best Lip Balms include.
Burt's Bees.
ChapStick Classic (3 Sticks) Original Lip Balm.
Aquaphor Lip Repair Ointment.
Blistex Medicated Lip Balm SPF 15.
Burt's Bees 100% Natural Moisturizing Lip Balm.
Maybelline Baby Lips Moisturizing Lip Balm.

Some of the benefits of Lip balm include.

Moisturizes Dry Lips.

One of the main benefits of using lip balm is that it rehydrates your lips.
Heals Chapped Lips.
Protects Against The Sun.
Is An Amazing Lip Primer.
Is A Great PM Lip Mask.
Adds A Hint Of Color.
Protects Lips From Damage.
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answered May 3 by layla (48,480 points)
Carmex is not harmful when used as intended although some people may be allergic to the ingredients in Carmex.

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