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What should acne-prone people wash their faces with?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Stay away from soap, which can rob your skin of its protective barrier and alter your skin's chemistry due to its pH. Some of the chemicals in soap are harsh on facial skin. Instead, look for a gentle oil- and alcohol-free facial cleanser.

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