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What harmful ingredients in skin lightening products should I be aware of?

Jeanine B. Downie, MD
Dermatology
There are potentially harmful ingredients in unregulated skin lightening products, so it's important to check in with your dermatologist before using anything. Watch dermatologist Jeanine Downie, MD, describe these harmful elements to be aware of. 

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