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Coconut oil in mask wipes
#1
Happy Super Sunday!

I have been experimenting with making my own mask wipes. Does anyone out there know if coconut oil will break down the silicone mask seal?

I tried doing a web search and quickly became mired in discussions about adult toys, which is not the direction In which I was aiming Smile

Any help would be appreciated. Am trying to avoid the extraneous chemicals in the commercial wipes.


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adult toys, which is not the direction In which I was aiming Smile








What do you have to lose ? Maybe a mask seal or two till you get it right. I still use alcohol and a paper in the mornings and haven't seen the silicon seal degrade yet .. You might make more money the other way ! Lol .
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#3
I have read after you posted your question that coconut oil won't hurt silicone but will latex. The only true way to know is to try it I guess.

Alcohol, I wouldn't use on silicone but that is just me. YMMV.
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Hi Itsadryheat,
I wouldn't think cocoanut oil would break down the cushion, it's supposed to be good for the skin. You would have to use a small amount though so as not to interfere with the seal of the cushion. I would think you would want to use organic for the best quality.
Hang in there for more suggestions and good luck.
trish6hundred
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(02-02-2014, 11:05 AM)Itsadryheat Wrote: Happy Super Sunday!
Typo ... Sunday was yesterday, check your calender Smile
I don,t use any wipes, just wash the mask every morning in soap and water to remove skin oil
Most days I wash two cushions as change cushions during the night
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(02-02-2014, 03:02 PM)zonk Wrote:
(02-02-2014, 11:05 AM)Itsadryheat Wrote: Happy Super Sunday!
Typo ... Sunday was yesterday, check your calender Smile
I don,t use any wipes, just wash the mask every morning in soap and water to remove skin oil
Most days I wash two cushions as change cushions during the night

it is sunday afternoon in the US lol
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(02-02-2014, 11:05 AM)Itsadryheat Wrote: I tried doing a web search and quickly became mired in discussions about adult toys, which is not the direction In which I was aiming Smile

Hahaha I had the same problem when I was searching about sanitizing my mask. Be careful when you type silicone into google, that's all I'm going to say about that Too-funny
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#8
don't put in latex or latex and silicone; I can imagine what you will get with that one...just don't go there
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#9
I agree, don't go there Smile

Thanks everyone! It is a small amount of oil in the wipes. Just another crazy rabbit trail I am following. Started with website on making baby wipes. Anyway, the solution is 2 cups of water, 1 tablespoon of coconut oil, one squirt of neutrogena soap, poured over a half roll of Bounty paper towels.

I will say the wipes have been great for my skin...
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#10
are you using this on your face and not directly on your cushion? research what Neutrogena does to silicone as long as it doesn't take you to the porn sites
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