Your skin does not have to suffer on the hcg diet in the absence of oils and lotions. Several excellent alternatives are available for hcg cosmetics. You may be pleasantly surprised to see what they are. Pay close attention to the comments in the following article about MCT.
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Too bad the my favorite emu oil is not on the approved list! It is the best aftershave that I ever discovered.