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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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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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