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Can sunscreen cause acne?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
When purchasing a sunscreen for your face, avoid oil-based products. Excess oil is usually the basis of many acne problems. You should also avoid products that are scented or dyed, as these can irritate skin.

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