Should I moisturize my face after cleansing every time?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

Cleansing can remove essential moisture from skin, especially if you are using a harsh soap. By using a mild cleanser followed by a moisturizer each time you wash, you can help your skin to retain its natural moisture. A good moisturizer will create a protective barrier that prevents water from evaporating and drying out your face.

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