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What are some cosmetic ingredients that are potentially hazardous?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Skin care, makeup and other beauty products sometimes contain phthalates, talc, and/or preservatives like formaldehyde, all of which could be considered potentially harmful. However, not everyone reacts the same way to specific ingredients, so you should consult a dermatologist for more information.

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