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MINERAL OILS [MINERAL OIL ]

Mineral oils are fats of fossil origin, colorless, odorless and tasteless that come in different forms (oils, gels...). The most known mineral oils are petrolatum and paraffin oil. Mineral oils are used in skincare, hair care products and lipsticks for their multiples benefits: they protect the skin from dehydration, are efficient for cleansing and for removing make-up, and improve the quality of textures.

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