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Thursday, January 26, 2012

BEAUTY WITH NICOLE - UNSCENTED VS. FRAGRANCE FREE

Beauty editor Nicole Emmerling offers some advice for people with sensitive skin. -- AP

Sensitive skin is often even more sensitive in winter. To avoid irritants, buy lotions, moisturizers, cleansers, and make-up without scents. However, be aware that “unscented” products often contain scents to neutralize the scent of the product. These masking agents can also be irritating. To make sure you’re buying something truly fragrance-free, look for “fragrance free” on the label, not “unscented.”

A great tip, Nicole! Thanks for sharing. 
Our Book Club Friday guest this week has a very special treat for our readers. Be sure to stop by on Friday to find out what it is. -- AP-- AP

2 comments:

Jane R said...

Hmmmm.... I usually try to buy items that will be gentle to sensitive skin and that includes the unscented or fragrance-free products. I sure didn't realize that there is a difference. Thanks for the heads-up!

ANASTASIA POLLACK said...

It was a surprise to me, too, Jane.