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Why are there ethnic differences in moisturizing?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Skin types, such as oily, dry, or combination, do not differ among ethnicities. However, dryness and oiliness seem to be more noticeable in darker skin. So this may affect one's skin care choices.

 

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