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UREA

UREA [yoo-REE-uh]

What it is: An organic compound that has a superhydrating effect on skin cells. This emollient improves the appearance of dry, rough skin by hydrating and smoothing the epidermis while also sloughing away dead skin cells.
How to use it: Synthetically formulated and used in skincare products for its moisturizing and natural, gentle exfoliating properties. Urea is found in footcare products as it’s an anti-itch ingredient, so offers relief while, soothing and hydrating the skin.

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