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Why Dermatologists Tend to Be Soap Haters

Why Dermatologists Tend to Be Soap Haters

If you’re female chances are you’ve been told you should never use soap on your face. The source of this instruction usually traces back to someone who had an appointment with a Dermatologist. So what gives?

Why do Dermatologists think soap is so bad for the face? There seems to be three major reasons: 1) soap has been classified as highly alkaline but our face is highly acidic; 2) soap makes your skin dry; 3) soap can prematurely age your face by stripping away natural oils.

All of this makes sense… unless it’s not true.

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Why Dermatologists Tend to Be Soap Haters was last modified: September 7th, 2014 by Jim Spann