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Will this regular soap clog my pores...

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Wantnign to know if this Caress Daily moisterizing natural silk bar will clog my pores or not I used to use it before I began to get acne not too long ago and was clear as a summer sky... heres a link http://www.walgreens.com/store/product.jsp...&ec=frgl_650464

Ingredients

Sodium Cocoylisethionate , Stearic Acid , Water , Coconut Acid , Sodium Stearate , Sodium Dodecybenzenesulfonate , Sodium Palm Kernelate , Fragrance , Sodium Chloride , Mineral Oil , Sunflower Seed Oil , Petrolatum , Titanium Dioxide , Trisodium Edta , Trisodium , Etidronate , Bht , D&C Yellow # 11 , D&C Red #17

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You can check the ingredients for their comedogenicity at:

www.zerozits.com/Articles/acnedetect.htm

I see a couple of very comedogenic ingredients in your soap.

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All bar soaps can clog pores because of the ingredients that keep them in bar form. In addition, they typically have alkaline pHs (which encourages bacterial growth) and use harsh cleansing agents (which can prematurely kill skin cells, thus littering the skin with more dead skin cells than it can naturally slough off).

A good ingredients dictionary is:

http://www.cosmeticscop.com/learn/dictionary.asp?TYPE=MAIN

A gentle, non-medicated, non-bar cleanser is best.

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