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Organic vs. hypoallergenic vs. … January 2, 2008

Filed under: beauty,organic,skincare — Anne @ 4:13 pm
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I have incredibly sensitive skin and, over the years, have tried a number of organic face creams. Every once in a while, I have an allergic reaction to one of the organic ingredients in the creams despite them being organic. I now also look for the hypoallergenic label and unscented products. Every once in a while, I still get an allergic reaction – particularly if I use the cream for a long period of time – but the reactions are more rare. That being said, WebMD has a good article discussing that the term “hypoallergenic” is not federally regulated in the U.S.