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How can I tell if soap is drying out my skin?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
If soap is removing too much of the natural oil that protects your skin, it may feel dry or itchy. Watch the animation to learn more about dry skin.

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