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Skincare Myths Debunked


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Can You Use a Body Lotion on Your Face?
Skincare Myths Debunked
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While you can use a facial moisturizer on your body, you shouldn't use a body lotion on your face, unless you need it in a pinch and all you have in the house is body lotion.

Lotion formulated for the body can be drying or can irritate the more sensitive skin on your face. Your body's skin is thicker and tougher than the skin on your face so companies can get away with putting fragrances and cheaper ingredients in a body lotion.

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