Know Your Ingredients: Zinc Sulfate

by Gio


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.

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

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

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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