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How does sodium tallowate clean your skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Sodium tallowate is a surfactant, which helps water to remove oil and dirt from the skin. Sodium tallowate binds to oil and dirt and washes it away when you rinse your skin.

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