• Mayo Clinic Minute: SkinSafe app

SkinSafe phone app logoWhen you buy skin care products, how do you know that the ingredients won't irritate your skin? Products labeled hypoallergenic, organic or all-natural still may cause trouble, especially if you have sensitive skin. To help consumers buy products that are safe, Mayo Clinic experts have developed the SkinSafe app. The experts have done all the label reading for you, so when you buy and apply your lotions and creams, you can be more certain that the ingredients are safe.

In this Mayo Clinic Minute, dermatologist Dr. James Yiannias explains how the SkinSafe app works. Vivien Williams reports.

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