Know Your Ingredients: Zinc Sulfate

by Gio

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What it is
Zinc sulfate is made with zinc and sulfuric acid.

What it does
Zinc sulfate can induce a tightening or tingling sensation of the skin.
It is also used to cleanse skin and prevent body odour.

Side effects
Zinc sulfate does not help skin heal.

(Sources: cosmeticsinfo.org and paulaschoice.com)

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2 comments

Kiss & Make-up November 29, 2014 - 10:48 am

Oh, and here I was thinking everything with zinc was good for the skin.

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Gio November 29, 2014 - 3:28 pm

Melissa, I wouldn’t say this is bad, but not as useful as other zinc compounds. 🙂

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