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Do creams and lotions have similar ingredients?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Essentially, creams and lotions have similar ingredients. You can find creams and lotions that are either oil-based or water-based. Oil-based products are a mixture of oil and water, and they are better for dryer areas of the skin.

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