Mild Soap

Mild Soap

Mild soaps do not contain any harsh ingredients and are not irritating to the skin. Mild soaps can be bought in most food, drug, and health food stores. Use a soap that does not contain artificial fragrance.

Mild soaps usually contain ingredients that soothe and refresh your skin, such as:

Some people can become sensitive to the ingredients in mild soaps. Read the labels on products and look for the terms oil-free, hypoallergenic, and noncomedogenic.

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Primary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerH. Michael O'Connor, MD - Emergency Medicine

Current as ofFebruary 20, 2015

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