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What does comedogenic and non-comedogenic mean

You must have heard these terms while searching for some product reviews. You must have heard people saying that some products are non-comedogenic. Ever wondered what does comedogenic and non-comedogenic mean.
Comedogenic word comes from a word ‘comedo’, the least severe form of acne, is the result of a clogged pore [source: American Academy of Dermatology].  So word comedogenic mean pore clogging. Human skin has enormous pores. Our skin secrete natural oil is called as sebum that helps maintaining skin moisture. But sometimes skin secrete excessive sebum causes pore clogging that traps bacteria and dead skin cells inside your skin leading to acne prone skin.
What does exactly comedogenic and non-comedogenic products mean?

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