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Should I use a deep cleanser every day?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

No. Using a harsh cleanser every day can strip the skin of its own natural moisture and disrupt the essential building blocks that form its protective outer layer. This can not only lead to skin dryness, but can also open the door for contaminants or bacteria to more easily penetrate. Skin will exfoliate naturally and gentle cleansing can often be enough aid this process.

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