So I know what you're thinking: fish liver ewwww! First things first: cod liver oil is not the same thing as fish oil. Fish oil supplements are made from lots of oily little fishies: mackerel, salmon etc. Cod liver oil is just what it sounds like: oil from cod livers. It's super high in omega-3's and a fab source of vitamins A & D as well! 

While CLO has amazing internal benefits like promoting heart health and lowering cholesterol, I started taking it for more vain reasons. For nearly my entire existence, I've had keratosis pilaris (think bumpy chicken skin) on the back of my arms. Recently, I also developed eczema. SO NOT A YAY MOMENT. I've tried every cream for my KP. My derm even wanted to put me on a toxic combo of Retin-A and an intense cortisone cream to try to clear it up. I ran for the hills and decided that slathering on chemical on my arms was so not worth it. So, I turned to the internet where I discovered a whole community of other blessed people with a combo of eczema and KP. Many of them had seen almost an entire clear-up of their skin just by adding cod liver oil to their diet. I've only been taking it for a few weeks, but already I've noticed a reduction in itchiness and redness on my eczema and generally better looking KP. Bonus? My normally desert-like skin seems to be producing more oil. Thank you little cod fishies! 

P.S. I highly recommend this capsule. They've added lemon oil so you don't get fishy burps.... 

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