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The 3 Ingredients That Dermatologists Would Absolutely Never Put on Their Skin

I like to strategically copy certain people in different ways for different things. I’ve adopted the vintage oversized blazer look, thanks to Mary Kate and Ashley. I try to copy (key word: try) the perfectly messy hairstyles of French women. And I pretty much try to copy everything that dermatologists do to their skin.

In my quest to cure myself from hoarding every single active ingredient that’s good for my skin in my personal beauty cabinet, I decided to tap the skin gurus’ brains and ask: What ingredients would you actually never use on your own skin? And with that, I come to you with insight to bring with you as you shop beauty shelves for your own regimen. Below, the three ingredients that derms wouldn’t put on their faces.

Cocoa butter

Cocoa butter was one of the first skin-care ingredients I ever heard of. It’s fine on your body, but dermatologist Rachel Nazarian, MD, of Schweiger Dermatology Group, says she would never use it on her face. “I wouldn’t use cocoa butter,” she tells me.

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Source: Well+Good – The 3 Ingredients That Dermatologists Would Absolutely Never Put on Their Skin By, Rachel Lapidos

About Schweiger Dermatology Group

Schweiger Dermatology Group was founded to help make excellent dermatology care accessible throughout the Northeast. In 2010, Dr. Eric Schweiger started the practice with a single location in Midtown Manhattan. When he saw the need for high-quality dermatology care that did not require weeks or months of waiting to see a qualified provider, his vision of a multi-location practice was born.

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