Exactly What Those Words On Your Beauty Products Mean

The beauty world can be a bit of a minefield. New products are launched daily, and along with them comes a whole new vocabulary. Words like hypoallergenic, non-comedogenic, natural, and organic are some of the most frequently used terms to describe the ingredients in products. But do we know what they actually mean?
Dr. Anita Sturnham, GP, put it this way: "You wouldn't eat a plate of food without checking what was on your plate, so you should have that same mentality with your skin care." Read on for a no-nonsense breakdown of what some of the most common beauty jargon out there really means.

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