What does an astringent ingredient do?

23-year-old man 2 months ago
Hi, can you tell me what an astringent agent does? I read on a medication box that an astringent agent was included but not sure what it meant.Thanks!
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Naji-tom Samaha · 2 months ago
Hello!
An astringent is a product or ingredient with the ability to contract and/or dry up mucous membranes. It can give the sensation of tighter skin for creams for example.
Kindest regards
Tom Samaha, pharmacist

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