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Is there a difference between body wash and facial cleanser?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Typically, you should wash your face with a cleanser that's specially formulated for delicate facial tissue. But, if you're using a body wash that's a hydrating skin cleanser, it may also be suitable for your face in a pinch.

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