What cosmetics should teenagers choose to avoid blemishes?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Since teens tend to be acne-prone due to hormonal changes that stimulate oil production, they should use cosmetics and skin care products that won't increase their chance of developing or worsening acne. They should look for the word "noncomedogenic" on product labels. It means the product won't clog pores. 

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