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Will any ingredients in moisturizers irritate my skin?

Ben Kaminsky
Dermatology
The following chemicals may result in skin irritation.
tretinoin (vitamin A acid)
retinol (vitamin A alcohol)
propylene glycol
capsaicin
camphor
cinnaminic acid
oil of bergamot
ylang-ylang oil
benzoin
Peru balsam
collodion

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Moisturizing ingredients won't necessarily irritate skin; however, other additives (such as certain fragrances and preservatives) could cause redness or other issues. If you have sensitive skin, look for products specially labeled as such.

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