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Comedogenic Scale for Oils and Butters

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Comedogenic Scale for Oils and Butters

What is the Comedogenic Scale? The comedogenic scale is ranked by how likely it is that any specific ingredients, such as oils and butters used in cosmetic product formulation, will clog pores. Anyone who is susceptible to acne breakouts and blackheads should avoid highly comedogenic oils, as they are likely to cause recurring acne problems. However, people with drier skin might prefer a more emollient oil toward the middle of the scale. The scale uses a numbering system of 0 to 5. Here’s how the numbers rank on the scale: 0 - won’t clog pores at all 1 - very...

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