Word! Astringents

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Word! Astringents

Astringents

(En español: Astringentes)

Say: uh-strin-jents

If your skin is oilier than normal, you might want to use an astringent. Astringents clean up skin by decreasing the amount of oil that causes pimples. Just wipe some on your skin and say bye-bye to oil!

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