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Study: Hypoallergenic Products Can Often Be Misleading

The term “hypoallergenic” can be found on a number of skin care products, and it is often used to describe something that’s safe for consumers with sensitive skin. But a new study from Baylor College of Medicine says not only can the term be misleading, these products can also contain chemicals that could cause allergic […]

The term “hypoallergenic” can be found on a number of skin care products, and it is often used to describe something that’s safe for consumers with sensitive skin.

But a new study from Baylor College of Medicine says not only can the term be misleading, these products can also contain chemicals that could cause allergic reactions.

We learn more from Dr. Rajani Katta, a Professor of Dermatology at Baylor College of Medicine.

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