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Is petroleum jelly a good product to use for oiling your scalp?


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American Academy of Dermatology
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Petroleum jelly is used successfully by many African-Americans to help smooth their hair and lock moisture into the scalp. People who should NOT use petroleum jelly on their scalps are those who already have oily scalp, as is seen in cases of seborrheic dermatitis.

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