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Is Mineral Oil Damaging My Skin?

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Is mineral oil really as bad as studies have found it to be?? I've read that it's toxic, causes acne, will prematurely age my skin, and the list goes on. If it's damaging to the skin then why do so many cosmetic and skincare companies continue to use it in their products??
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Good question! Because it's cheap, I guess!
Some European companies formulate their cosmetics with PHARMACEUTICAL grade mineral oil and claim it is actually good for the skin. Karin Herzog and Gerda Spillman are 2.

Here is a link that says mineral oil may block the pores and cause blackheads and prevent perspiration from escaping. That doesn't sound good!

Potentially harmful ingredients

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