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Details For: Zinc Oxide

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Zinc Oxide

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A naturally occurring skin protectorate. Provides natural block for skin. Acts as a barrier to moisture, wetness, environmental toxins and the sun's rays. This ingredient is often found in formulas for diaper ointments & some forms of lip and skin balms. Often used in some form by lifeguards and other people who spend large amounts of time in the sun to protect from burns & dryness.

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