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Why should I avoid cleansers or shampoos that contain sulfates?

Cybele Fishman, MD
Dermatology
You should avoid using cleansers or shampoos that contain sulfates because they are alkaline, as opposed an acidic environment, which is better for skin. Watch as dermatologist Cybele Fishman, MD, explains this concept and what to watch out for. 

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