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Bio-Oil®: Review



Bio-Oil® Overview:

Bio-Oil® is promoted as multi-purpose skin care oil. It is intended to address several cosmetic concerns from scars to stretch marks, uneven skin tone, aging skin and dehydrated skin. Although this multi-purpose oil may be beneficial for multiple skin concerns, it does not contain 100% Silicone. Silicone when used to reduce the look of scars has been proven to be effective. According to the ingredients list provided, Bio-Oil® is comprised of botanicals and oils.

Looking for products made in the United States? We were unable to find information suggesting that this product is made in the United States. However, it is sold worldwide for an affordable price. A two ounce bottle cost less than $15. This is more affordable then other scar products that cost over $50.

Bio-Oil® states that it reduces the look of scars. It is applicable on old and new scars, but be sure that your wound has healed before applying Bio-Oil®. For a detailed application regimen, refer to the product packaging.

Product Characteristics:


  • 1476408445_tick_mark_dark  Marketed to reduce the appearance of scars
  • 1476408445_tick_mark_dark Applicable on new scars and old scars
  • 1476408445_tick_mark_dark Affordably priced


  • 1476408453_close_icon_dark Does not claim it offers Buy 2, get 1 Free specials
  • 1476408453_close_icon_dark Does not claim its applicable on Keloids
  • 1476408453_close_icon_dark Not formulated with 100% silicone



Sizes Available:

2 oz, 4.2 oz, or 6.7 fl oz

Directions For Use:

Bio-Oil should be massaged in a circular motion into the scar, twice daily, for a minimum of 3 months. On new scars, Bio-Oil should be applied only once the wound has healed, and should not be used on broken skin.

Ingredients List:

Botanicals, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract (Calendula Oil), Lavandula Angustifolia Oil (Lavender Oil), Rosmarinus Officinalis Leaf Oil (Rosemary Oil),
Anthemis Nobilis Flower Oil (Chamomile Oil), Vitamins, Retinyl Palmitate (Vitamin A), Tocopheryl Acetate (Vitamin E), Oil base, Mineral Oil (Paraffinum Liquidum), Triisononanoin, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Isopropyl Myristate, Glycine Soja Oil, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, BHT, Bisabolol, Fragrance (Rose), Parfum, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Amyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Citronellol, Coumarin, Eugenol, Farnesol, Geraniol, Hydroxycitronellal, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Limonene, Linalool,Color Orange: CI 26100 (Red 17)

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Final Thoughts on Bio-Oil®:

Bio-Oil® does not claim that Buy 2, Get 1 Free specials are offered. However, there are three sizes available when looking to purchase Bio-Oil®. Keep in mind this product is not formulated with silicone. We recommend that you elect scar products that contain 100% silicone. To compare Bio-Oil® to other products, refer to the grid below.


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