Mineral Oil’s Darkest Secret Revealed: What Is It Really Doing to Your Skin’s Natural Defenses?

BEVERLY HILLS, CA Mineral oil is a by-product of the distillation process that turns petroleum into gasoline. It has many industrial uses, including as a cutting fluid, a lubricating oil, a coolant and as a cleaner and solvent for inks in fine art printmaking just to name a few. Mineral oil is added to many lotions and other skin care lotions because it helps to draw in moisture from the…