Can Mineral Oils Damage Our Skin?

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No. Mineral oils used in cosmetic products are safe raw materials that meet the high legal safety requirements. The manufacturers use only highly refined and high-quality mineral oils in pharmaceutical quality in cosmetic products. Numerous studies document the excellent skin tolerance and health safety of these ingredients; The Federal Institute for Risk Assessment has also concluded a recent evaluation that health risks from the intake of mineral oils in cosmetics through the skin for consumers are not to be expected according to the current state of knowledge.
Mineral oils take over essential functions in cosmetic products. They are particularly well suited for many cosmetic products due to their excellent skin compatibility, their pronounced caring and protective properties and their high cleaning performance. Consumers can safely use cosmetic products containing mineral oils.

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