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What do dry emollients do?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Dry emollients, such as isostearyl alcohol, absorb quickly into the skin. They do not provide much skin protection and feel dry to the touch after application.

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