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Do men need to exfoliate their skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Many men can exfoliate their skin if needed. However, men with sensitive skin should avoid exfoliation, as this method of removing dead skin can be abrasive and may cause burning, stinging and irritation. Also, men with active acne should check with a dermatologist before exfoliating, to avoid an acne breakout or worsening of existing acne. Consult a dermatologist for more information.

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