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Is exfoliating different for men than it is for women?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Your skin type can determine whether you will benefit from exfoliating your skin. For example, if you have flaky skin, dermatologists suggest that exfoliating once a week is sufficient. However, you wouldn't want to exfoliate your skin when you have acne breakouts. Consult a dermatologist for more information about exfoliation.


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