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How can I tell if the red blotches on my skin are due my makeup?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Apply a small amount of the questionable product to your wrist. If your skin reacts badly, you'll know the product is to blame. If it doesn't, that helps rule out an allergic reaction to your makeup, but you still might be allergic to something else.

 

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