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Are thicker moisturizers better?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Many people believe that thicker moisturizers are better, which is not always the case. The types of ingredients used in a moisturizer will determine how well it works, so judging a product by its "thickness" or "thinness" isn't necessarily the best way to determine its efficacy.

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