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Skin cleaning promotes good hygiene as well as more youthful looking skin. Learn more about skin cleaning at HowStuffWorks.
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Stearic acid is commonly used in products such as candles, makeup and medicine, but it's also a key ingredient in skin cleansers. How exactly does it help soap to get you even cleaner?

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